Hijackers seized a UPS big rig, kidnapping its driver and stealing an untold number of packages, during a brazen heist Tuesday in Atlanta, authorities said.
The attack unfolded at about 3:30 a.m. EST when the UPS truck was stopped at a traffic light. That assailant then forced the UPS employee to drive to a secluded area where "the suspect, along with others, tied the victim up and stole cargo from the tractor trailer," according to an Atlanta police statement.
It wasn't until the 18-wheeler was reported overdue that the company used GPS to track down the truck and found "the driver, un-injured, inside the trailer" and called law enforcement at about 9:15 a.m., the police statement continued.
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