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Authorities looking for suspect who allegedly robbed post office employee

Feb 8, 2023, 9:50 PM

Carrier at USPS mail truck, USPS is holding a job fair...

A U.S. Postal Service letter carrier organizes mail to be delivered from the post office in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Authorities are looking for a suspect who allegedly robbed a post office employee on Tuesday in Salt Lake City. (Steve Griffin/Deseret News)

(Steve Griffin/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities in Salt Lake City are searching for a suspect, who is accused of robbing a United States Post Office employee Tuesday morning.

The USPS says the incident occurred at 30 W. 9th South in Salt Lake City at around 11 a.m. The suspect was seen leaving the area on a green and white Kawasaki dirt bike. 

A reward of up to $50,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest. 
 
If you have any information, you are asked to contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455 and say law enforcement. 
 
Robbing a letter carrier is a federal crime and can have a sentence of up to 25 years. For a picture of the suspect, click here.
 
 

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Authorities looking for suspect who allegedly robbed post office employee