Texas Fed Ex driver tells police truck was highjacked now facing charges
POSTED: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 5:15pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 9:04pm
Houston, Texas (NBC) — A Fed-Ex driver in Texas who claimed her truck was carjacked is now facing charges.
Police say it was an inside job --- to steal the pricey shoes in the delivery truck.
Nicole Huff told Police she was making deliveries on her regular route when she was carjacked, abducted at knife-point, then forced to drive around for 45 minutes before the suspect kicked her out and stole her truck.
Nearly two weeks after the reported attack, she's the one being investigated by police and facing criminal charges. She is accused of making the whole story up.
According to court documents, there was over $20,000 worth of merchandise in the stolen truck including Nike Air Jordan shoes.
Huff's initial story began to unravel when police arrested her boyfriend on a Crime Stoppers tip and started talking to investigators..
Huff's boyfriend allegedly told police she staged the robbery and asked him to drive the stolen Fed Ex truck.
According to officials Huff's boyfriend admitted to selling the stolen shoes for $325 a pair.
The stolen Fed Ex delivery truck was found parked across the street from the apartment complex along with over 50 boxes of stolen shoes worth $15,000.
Police arrested Huff at her apartment on Monday.