D.C. Police Investigating FedEx Truck Robbery

Driver robbed at gunpoint

Sunday, Dec 23, 2012  |  Updated 10:14 AM EDT
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A driver of a FedEx truck was robbed while making deliveries in Southeast Washington on Saturday.  Derrick Ward reports.

A driver of a FedEx truck was robbed while making deliveries in Southeast Washington on Saturday. Derrick Ward reports.

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D.C. Police are on the hunt for the suspects who robbed and attacked a FedEx driver as he made deliveries Saturday morning.

The robbery happened just after 11 a.m. on Highwood Street SE, where sources tell News 4 the driver was forced to the ground at gunpoint while the robbers took packages from the truck.
 
Police are looking for a car that might be a taxicab or has a similar paint scheme to a taxicab.
 
Pastors Mary and Willie Wilson found the driver lying on their front steps.
 
"I thought he might have been shot or knocked out. I asked him if he was alright, and he jumped up and said he thought he was still being robbed."
 
Police tell News 4 that delivery truck robberies are common this time of year.
 
Drivers say they're actually taught to look behind them while dropping off packages so they know they're not being followed.

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