PEMBROKE PARK (CBSMiami) – A postal worker, according to police, was struck in the head with a metal pipe and robbed Thursday afternoon.

Two males were involved in the robbery of a letter carrier, a 20 year veteran, at 3404 SW 52ND Avenue around 2:55 PM Thursday, according to Broward Sheriff’s Office.

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Police say the thieves came from behind, hit the postal worker on the head with a metal pipe, and got away with some of the mailman’s keys.

The mailman was able to call for help and was transported by Hallandale Fire Rescue to Memorial Regional.

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The postal worker is expected to be OK.

If caught, the two man face federal charges.

If you have any information, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

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