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Police, Post Office Investigate Attempted Robberies of Mail Carriers

By AP/KWMU

St. Louis – U.S. Postal inspectors and St. Louis police are investigating two attempted robberies of postal carriers in the past ten days, both in south St. Louis.

A Postal Service spokesman says the first occurred May 21st when an armed robber ordered the mail carrier to turn over his wallet.

The victim said he didn't have a wallet with him. The gunman ran away.

Tuesday, a gunman approached a carrier and demanded his wallet.

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