Another postal worker robbed gunpoint, what the thieves were targeting?

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Another postal worker robbed in Central Florida.

Police are investigating a robbery of a United States postal worker in Winter Park.


Around 12:05 p.m., police responded to Minnesota Avenue between Orlando Avenue and South Demings Drive regarding a robbery.

According to officials, the female postal worker was robbed at gunpoint by two men who were targeting her arrow key.

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Monday’s robbery marks the third robbery of a U.S. postal worker in one month here in Central Florida.

Postal workers across the country are being targeted for their arrow keys or master keys, which can open group mailboxes at apartments or business complexes.

A U.S. Postal Inspector told WFTV that the postal worker is shaken-up but doing okay.

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“What I like to tell people who live in the area when crimes like this occur is check your mail every day. Don’t give them anything to steal. They can’t steal anything if you’re checking your mail every day,” said Rick Johnson, U.S. Postal Inspector. “And be on the lookout for anything suspicious.”

No other information has been released at this time.

This remains an open investigation.

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