A group of armed robbers raided an Amazon delivery truck in Atlanta and stole 60 packages before fleeing.
The Atlanta Police Department told Business Insider that the incident happened last Wednesday afternoon in the days leading up to the busiest shopping weekend of the year.
More shoppers than ever are choosing online retailers over brick and mortar shops, and Amazon leads the online retail space.
As online shopping becomes more popular, theft of holiday packages from US homes are becoming more frequent.
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A group of armed robbers raided an Amazon delivery truck in Atlanta and stole 60 packages before fleeing.

Investigator James H. White III of the Atlanta Police Department told Business Insider that the incident happened last Wednesday afternoon in the days leading up to the busiest shopping weekend of the year.

According to the National Retail Federation, holiday retail sales in November and December are expected to achieve record revenue of between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion.

According to White, two Amazon delivery drivers said they were approached by four men while they were driving along their delivery route in southeast Atlanta. Two of the men pulled out guns and proceeded to steal 60 packages …read more


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