Delivery driver robbed, assaulted in northeastern Colorado Springs

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A delivery driver was robbed and assaulted while delivering food to a northeastern Colorado Springs apartment Monday night, according to police. 

Police said it happened around 8:45 p.m. on El Camino Drive, which is in the area of Academy Boulevard and Flintridge Drive. When the driver arrived at the apartment building, he tried to contact the number that was provided on the order. He was waiting for the customer to come outside when he was accosted by two teens wearing dark clothing, one of whom was armed with a handgun. One of the suspects entered the victim’s car and took cash, a cell phone, the food order, and other items. The victim was hit in the face and sustained minor injuries, according to police. 

The driver went back to work and called police to report the robbery. Officers searched the area, but could not find the suspects. 

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