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Reward offered in August robbery of letter carrier

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced Tuesday a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who robbed a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier.

September 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced Tuesday a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who robbed a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier.

On August 20, a suspect allegedly robbed a letter carrier at 1627 W. 60th Place at about 10:45 a.m.

The suspect was described as an African-American male in his mid-40s with a dark complexion standing between 6 feet 1 and 6 feet 5 inches tall, weighing approximately 190 pounds with a thin build, with thin short hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, T-shirt and green pants.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached, according to the Postal Inspection Service.

Robbery of a U.S. Postal Service employee is a federal crime, and first-time offenders may be imprisoned for up to 25 years, according to the Inspection Service.

This case is being investigated by the Postal Inspection Service. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact the Postal Inspection Service at (877) 876-2455, option 2, and refer to Case No. 1889876-ROBB. Callers may remain anonymous.


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