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U.S. Postal Service increases reward to $25k for suspects in letter carrier robbery

Posted at 10:38 AM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 16:38:32-05

MILWAUKEE — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has increased the reward to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects who robbed a letter carrier, according to the United States Postal Inspection Service.

A USPS letter carrier was leaving a building Oct. 25 near 1710 W. Atkinson Avenue around 9 a.m. when they were approached by a man with a handgun and robbed. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service initially offered a $20,000 reward.

The first suspect is described as a black man in his mid-to-late 20s, 5 ft. 11 in. tall, 290 to 300 pounds with a scar on his right cheek, gold front teeth and long dreadlocks. He was armed with a handgun at the time of the robbery.

The second suspect was driving the get-away vehicle. He is described as a black male with a light complexion in his mid-to-late 20s. He was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt.

The get-away vehicle is a late model 1990s to early 2000s black, four-door car.

If you come across either of these suspects, do not approach them. Instead, contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1 (877) 876-2455, select Option 2 and reference case number 2928756-ROBB. All information will be kept strictly confidential.