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Mailman Robbed in Indio

Jaffa King

Mailman Robbed in Indio

CREATED Aug. 18, 2011

INDIO - Indio police have arrested a 19 year old who they say robbed a mailman.

The mailman was delivering mail Wednesday afternoon to the Vintage Palms Apartments on Requa Avenue.

According to police, the suspect simulated having a gun under his clothing and threatened the mailman into handing over his wallet to the suspect.

The suspect was found inside an apartment near by officers and was arrested without incident. The mailman's wallet was recovered. No one was injured during the robbery.

Police arrested 19 year old Antonio Martin Jiminez of La Quinta.

Jiminez was arrested on suspicion of robbery and is being held at the Riverside County Jail in Indio.