Armed robbers raided an Amazon truck just before Black Friday as package theft runs rampant across the country

  • A group of armed robbers raided an Amazon delivery truck in Atlanta and stole 60 packages before fleeing.
  • 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 White, two Amazon delivery drivers said they were approached by four men while they were driving along their delivery route in southeast Atlanta.
  • Amazon said in a statement to WSB-TV Atlanta that the robbery a "terrible incident" and said it was working with law enforcement and delivery service partners in the investigation.
  • On Wednesday, the Atlanta Police Department released a video on its social media accounts giving people tips on how to prevent theft of their holiday purchases during the busy shopping season.

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