Bakersfield police investigate robbery of a postal worker

Police are investigating a robbery Friday of a postal worker in northeast Bakersfield.

The robbery took place around 11:40 a.m near Park Drive and Ryan Drive, according to police.

Authorities are searching for two suspects involved in the incident. One of the suspects reportedly had a semiautomatic pistol, according to police.

Police said the men took a backpack and some money from the postal worker.

Three schools in the area were placed on lock down after the suspects fled on foot toward the schools.

Anyone with any further information is asked to contact the police at (661) 327-7111.

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