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Armed robbers carjack UPS driver in Akron, bail into waiting car with packages, police say

UPS, Postage
Posted at 11:53 AM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 11:53:53-04

AKRON, Ohio — A UPS driver was robbed Tuesday after making a delivery in Akron.

The robbery happened in the 500 block of Eva Avenue at around 4:45 p.m.

According to Akron police, two men approached the driver at gunpoint. One of them ordered him out of the truck and then both robbers climbed in and drove off.

The robbers only made it a short distance before the truck stopped and they bailed out and got in a silver car waiting nearby.

They left with an unknown number of packages, police said.

A specific description of the robbers wasn’t provided.

The matter remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO and the tip to 274637.