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Man pulls gun on paper carriers

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- A husband and wife paper carrier team in Cedar Rapids got quite the early morning scare on Thursday while doing their route.

Cedar Rapids Police say that the paper carriers were making their deliveries to an apartment complex at 2010 Glass Road at around 5:00 a.m. when a man got out of a green van parked in the parking lot and approached them.

The pair told police that while the man was talking to them, he pulled out a handgun and started pointing it at them.

The husband part of the team told the man, "Hey, I'm just a paper carrier".

After that, the man walked away on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male around 20-years old, standing about 5'8" and weighing about 170 pounds.

If you have any information on this incident please contact Cedar Rapids Police or Crime Stoppers.

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