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Mail Carrier: Package Stolen Right Out Of Hands

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Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg mail carrier says she was trying to drop off a package off when an unknown person ripped the mail from her hands and ran off.

It happened near the corner of Munford Street and 2nd Street where an unarmed man reportedly stole a package while another person stood nearby then took off in a nearby car.

The woman tells us she is alright and hasn't had any previous issues on this route.

"She's a little shook up. as she would be. A supervisor here called us and we are going to get her back to the office," said Gary Riley, postmaster at Lynchburg USPS. "Police officers are very good about staying with her until one of us got here, so we're certainly appreciative of that."

The woman says she wrote down the license plate number and gave that to police.
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