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UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE
NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: U.S. Postal Inspector Frank Schissler
Phone: 410-347-4710
Email: fjschissler@uspis.gov

July 23, 2013

Postal Inspectors Offer Reward for
Information on Robbery Suspects

Two Suspects Sought for Robbery of Falls Church Post Office

FALLS CHURCH, VA - 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 persons responsible for the armed robbery of the Seven Corners Post Office, 6375 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church, VA 22044, which occurred on July 18, 2013, at approximately 11:15 a.m.

Postal Inspectors and Fairfax County Police are investigating the incident, in which one suspect entered the Post Office, vaulted the retail counter, and demanded money from a postal employee. A second suspect stood near an exit while displaying a handgun. Both suspects fled on foot.

The suspects were described as black males between 19 and 25 years old.

The armed suspect is 5'11" to 6'1" tall with a thin build; he reportedly wore a white mask and dark-colored shirt over a white long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, and a dark baseball cap. He held a black and silver semi-automatic handgun. The suspect who jumped the counter is 5'7" to 5'9" tall and of average build. He reportedly wore a dark shirt, blue jeans, and a dark baseball cap, and covered his face by pulling up his shirt.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 877-876-2455, or the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131. Do not take any action to apprehend the suspects. All information will be kept confidential.

Armed robbery of a U.S. Post Office is a violation of Title 18, U.S. Code, Section 2114, and is punishable by a prison term of up to 25 years.

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