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Mail carrier robbed at gunpoint by woman near Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach seen from the Outer Sunset | Here/Say Media

A mail carrier was robbed by a woman brandishing a firearm south of Golden Gate Park on the afternoon of Feb. 17, according to the San Francisco Police Department. 

The victim was completing a delivery in the Outer Sunset when he said he saw an unknown woman rummaging through his mail carrier cart.

When confronted by the mail carrier, the female suspect pulled out a firearm. She then got into a vehicle waiting nearby with stolen mail and packages and fled the scene, police said.

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The robbery happened on La Playa between Irving and Judah streets, located near Ocean Beach and the end of the Muni N Line.

Police said this is an active and ongoing investigation.