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Stacia Crane 626-405-1285

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2011

Reward of up to $50,000 for
Carrier Robbery Suspect

Los Angeles, 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 suspect(s) responsible for robbing a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier. The carrier was robbed while delivering mail at the 1600 block of 60th Place in Los Angeles, CA, at approximately 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2011.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid 40s, a thin build, approximately 6’1” to 6’5” tall, short-brown hair (shaven), and no facial hair. A composite sketch of the suspect can be viewed on the Postal Inspection Service website: https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/pressroom/wanted.aspx

Robbery of a Postal Service employee is a federal crime, and first-time offenders may be imprisoned for up to 25 years. The suspect should be considered 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. 1889876-ROBB. Callers may remain anonymous.

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