Mail trucks robbed on South Side

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An investigation is underway into who’s breaking into United State Postal Service mail trucks on the South Side.

At least seven trucks have been robbed over the last three months. Two of them were broken into on Monday.

The robbers are mostly taking packages.

The robberies are happening around Ashland Avenue and between 79th and 83rd streets.

Officials believe the culprits were initially targeting UPS trucks.

No letter carriers have been injured.

WGN News Writer C. Hayes published this report.



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