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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 21, 2011

REWARD OF UP TO $50,000 FOR
CARRIER ROBBERY SUSPECT

North Hollywood, CA – The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for robbing a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier. The carrier was robbed at gunpoint while delivering mail at the 11000 block of Calvert Street in North Hollywood, CA, at approximately 12:00 noon on Friday, June 10, 2011.

One suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his early 20s, with a small build, and approximately 5’5” tall, with short brown hair (shaven) and no facial hair. A second suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-to-late-20s, approximately 5’10” tall with a stocky build, shoulder-length brown hair, and a brown mustache. Composite sketches of the suspects can be viewed on the Postal Inspection Service website: https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/pressroom/wanted.aspx

An armed robbery of a Postal Service employee is a federal crime, and first-time offenders may be imprisoned for up to 25 years. The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached.

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. 1879892-ROBB. Callers may remain anonymous.

 

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