LOS ANGELES, Calif.–The U.S. Postal Inspection Service today offered a $50,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever robbed a letter carrier in South Los Angeles.
The carrier was robbed in the 1600 block of 60th Place about 9:45 a.m. on Aug. 20, Stacia Crane of the Postal Inspection Service said.
The suspect was described as a tall, thin Black man believed to be in his mid 40s. He was as tall as 6 feet 5 inches and clean-shaven with a nearly shaved head, according to Crane, who said he should be considered dangerous.
Robbing up a postal employee is a federal crime, and a first time offender can sentenced up to 25 years in prison.
Anyone with more information about the crime was urged to call (877) 876-2455, choose option 2, and refer to case 1889876-ROBB. Tipsters can remain anonymous.