Mail carrier robbed at gunpoint in south Sacramento

March 12, 2018

A young man is wanted for robbing a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier at gunpoint in broad daylight near Franklin Boulevard in South Sacramento.

The carrier was walking the route around 10:30 a.m. Friday morning on the 8000 block of Calle Royale Way when approached by a black man, age 16-22, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white shoes, according to a U.S. Postal Inspection Service media release.

The suspect, who was about 5-foot-5 and 130 pounds, brandished a handgun and took the carrier's mail keys before fleeing on foot, according to a release from the Sacramento Police Department.

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