Amazon truck held at gunpoint in DelCo

Darby Township Police on location of the gun-point robbery of an Amazon truck. (YC.NEWS PHOTO/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU)
Darby Township Police on location of the gun-point robbery of an Amazon truck. (YC.NEWS PHOTO/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU)

DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (YC) – Police in Delaware County are investigating an armed robbery Monday night.

Just after 8 p.m., police responded to the 1000 block of Oakwood Drive for reports of an armed robbery.

According to preliminary reports, 4 men in a grey vehicle flashed their high-beams and got in front of an Amazon delivery truck.

The men then got out of their vehicle and jumped into the Amazon truck, kidnapping the female driver.

While holding the female driver at gunpoint, they ordered her to drive into an alleyway approximately one-mile away from the area the men entered the truck at.

The actors took several packages and the driver’s iPhone.

The suspects are described as four black males, two are tall and one had an afro.

A spokesperson for Amazon released the following statement on the incident, “This is a terrible incident and we are thankful the delivery driver is safe. Amazon will work with law enforcement and the delivery service provider as they investigate.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call at (610) 583-3245.