Bridgeport mail carrier robbed of rubber bands at gunpoint

BRIDGEPORT — A local man was arrested after police said he held up a mail carrier at gunpoint and stole all of her rubber bands.

Wilson Ortiz, 56, of Central Avenue, was charged with second-degree robbery, possession of a controlled substance and risk of injury to a child.

According to police, on Monday the mail carrier was on her route delivering mail in her truck on Central Avenue when two men, wearing hooded sweatshirts, blocked her truck.

Police said the older of the two men pulled out a black handgun, pointed it at the mail carrier and demanded she turn over all her rubber bands.

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Some people are either plain old stupid or perhaps retarded!