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Carjacker In Detroit Targets FedEx Truck With More Than 200 Packages

DETROIT (WWJ) - A FedEx truck driver was carjacked on Detroit's west side as he tried to deliver hundreds of packages ahead of the holidays.

The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 16000 block of Lindsey, just south of Southfield and McNichols roads.

Police say the 37-year-old driver was parked at the located when a masked suspect entered his truck, flashed a gun and ordered the driver out of the truck. The bandit then took off in the vehicle, which was carrying over 200 packages. The driver was uninjured.

The truck was later found not far away on Harlow Avenue, and two people were arrested. No word if any packages were recovered.

The driver, who was on the job for less than two months, says he kept thinking about getting back to his young daughter. He plans to return to work Wednesday.

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