Florida woman robs postal worker, takes off on tricycle

Leida Crisostomo, 52 (Photo: Collier County Sheriff's Office)

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. (WTHR) — A woman was arrested for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon after police received a call reporting she was pointing a gun at people while riding a tricycle, then robbed a postal truck WBBH-TV reports.

Last week, police found 52-year-old Leida Crisostomo riding a tricycle while holding a handgun that turned out to be toy. Police drove beside Crisostomo and told her to drop the gun. She complied, then put her hands behind her back while in the grass, police said.

Crisostomo told police she was God, then said the voices in her head were telling her to do things.

A victim said Crisostomo pointed the toy gun at a mail carrier and forced him to give her a package out of the truck. After receiving the package, she rode away on her tricycle.

No one was hurt in the incident and police arrested Crisostomo at the scene. She is currently being held in jail on a $25,000 bond.

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