Collier County, FL (December 24, 2018) – A woman from Florida was arrested after she robbed and threatened a postal worker with a toy gun before she attempted to leave the scene on a tricycle.
Leida Crisostomo was arrested on Saturday on charges that included aggravated assault and armed robbery. Deputies said that the woman pointed a gun at multiple people at the time of the incident. When police arrived, they found her holding a black and silver weapon; however, they quickly discovered that the weapon was a toy.
Crisostomo pointed the gun at a mail carrier and forced him out of the truck. She then made the worker hand her a package out of the back.
Crisostomo told police that she heard voices in her head that told her to engage in these crimes.
Collier County Armed Robbery Laws
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