Man threatens to kill mail carrier, steals mail

Getty Images file photo | Clip artA man threatened to kill a mail carrier as he stole mail from her truck on Wednesday.

A mail carrier was threatened with death by a man who stole mail from her truck north of the Panhandle on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The 41-year-old victim was in her truck in the 400 block of Lyon Street about 2:50 p.m. when a man in his 50s took mail out of her truck. He threatened to kill her if she tried to stop him, police said.

The mail thief fled on foot but was later arrested. No further information was available Thursday afternoon.

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