Danville police investigating newspaper carrier robbery

Danville police investigating newspaper carrier robbery


E ARE SEARCHING FOR THE MAN WHO ROBBED A NEWSPAPER DELIVERY DRIVER AT GUNPOINT. OFFICERS RESPONDED TO THE CALL IN THE 100 BLOCK OF BRENTWOOD DRIVE AROUND 3:30 THIS MORNING. THE CARRIER TOLD POLICE HE WAS SITTING IN HIS CAR WHEN APPROACHED. HE SAID THE SUSPECT ASKED FOR A “LIGHT FOR HIS CIGARETTE”… THEN PULLED OUT A GUN. HE TOOK A SMALL AMOUNT OF MONEY AND THEN RAN OFF. LT. WALLACE/DANVILL E POLICE DEPARTMENT: “AS THE SUSPECT WAS LEAVING, THE VICTIM OVERHEARD A GUNSHOT. WASN’T SURE IF THE SUSPECT WAS SHOOTING AT THEM OR IT JUST WENT OFF. WASN’T REALLY SURE, BUT JUST DESCRIBED HEARING A GUNSHOT.” LAST APRIL… ANOTHER MAN WAS INJURED WHEN HE WAS SHOT THROUGH HIS CAR WHILE DELIVERING PAPERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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