CHICAGO — Two Chicago postal workers were recently robbed at gunpoint, the latest in a string of armed robberies involving city mail carriers, police told WGN News on Tuesday.

The latest incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Monday in the 6400 block of N. Hoyne Ave., on Chicago’s North Side. According to police, a male carrier was in an alleyway when an armed suspect approached and stole postal property. 

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The armed suspect made off in a nearby white four-door sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry, police said.

Days earlier, on Thursday, March 16, Chicago police said a postal carrier parked in the 100 block of S. Seeley Ave., on the city’s Near West Side, was also robbed at gunpoint.

Around 11:30 a.m., the postal worker was inside a parked vehicle when a gold Lexus approached and an armed suspect exited and demanded postal property. The victim complied and the Lexus drove off in an unknown direction.

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Neither of the mail carriers was hurt. 

CPD detectives are investigating. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.