UPS driver reports he was kidnapped, robbed at gunpoint in NE Portland; 4 men flee in Honda – OregonLive

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A group of gun-toting men kidnapped and robbed a United Parcel Service driver who was making deliveries Friday night in Northeast Portland, police say.

The deliveryman was outside his truck when four men approached and demanded he turn over the vehicle, Portland police say. One of the men aimed a pistol at the driver while the others wrapped his wrists with duct tape and forced him into a waiting Honda car.

“One suspect drove the UPS truck while the Honda followed,” police said in a statement. “A short distance later, they stopped and the suspects stole packages from the UPS truck. The UPS driver was released unharmed. The suspects left the truck and fled in their light-colored Honda.”

Portland police detectives responded to the 4700 block of Northeast 106th Avenue after receiving a call about the kidnapping and robbery about 6:45 p.m. They have not released any additional information at this time.

Police are continuing their investigation and request anyone who might have information to contact Det. Brett Hawkinson at [email protected]. Tips also can be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Oregon at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or by calling 503-823-4357.

— Douglas Perry

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@douglasmperry