UPS truck driver carjacked in Fort Pierce

Posted at 8:38 PM, Dec 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-31 05:05:49-05

The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office says a UPS truck driver was carjacked Tuesday evening at the corner of Avenue R and 29th Street in Fort Pierce.

The robbery happened at about 6:30 p.m.

The driver, identified as Oscar Nunez, 33, said two black men in their early 20s pointed a handgun at him and told him they were taking the truck. Nunez was not injured or hurt.

SLCSO said several unidentified people were seen running from the truck with packages in their hands when law enforcement arrived. Some of those packages were later recovered.

The truck was recovered near the 1100 block of North 32nd St. about four minutes after the carjacking.

If you have information about this crime, please contact 911 or the Criminal Investigations Division at 772-462-3230.