Philadelphia delivery driver suffers facial injury on Philadelphia flight


PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – A pizza delivery driver suffered a scraped face during an armed robbery in Philadelphia on Monday night, police said.

This happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 500 block of East Westmoreland Street in the Kensington section of town.

Police said the 27-year-old was making a prepaid delivery to a private residence when she was approached by two men who reported a theft.

Police said the men ransacked the woman’s car after learning she had no money. The suspects then attempted to take the woman’s fanny pack and a fight ensued.

According to Chief Inspector Scott Small, the woman was shot and grazed in the attack.

“They started hitting her on the head and face with their gun. And then at least one shot was fired, hitting her in the face. But she scratched, so she’s very lucky to have just one. scratched face, ”Small said.

The delivery driver was hospitalized and is expected to survive.

The suspect, who police said was wearing ski masks at the time of the robbery, was able to escape.

One of the men is described as wearing a dark jacket and light or white colored pants. The second suspect was wearing black clothes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 215-686-TIPS.

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