Postal Worker Robbed Tuesday Afternoon in Rockford

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A U.S. postal worker was robbed mid-afternoon in Rockford on Tuesday.

The victim was delivering mail on foot around 1: 30 p.m. in the area of 5th Avenue and 9th Street when he was approached by a suspect who implied he had a gun and demanded the mailman’s wallet.

The suspect, described as a black male in his early to mid 20s, got away on foot.

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