Orange County

Reward offered after second U.S. Postal Service letter carrier robbed in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — The U.S. Postal Service is asking for the public’s help in locating the person who robbed a USPS letter carrier in Orlando.

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 involved in this incident.

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The robbery happened on Nowell Street around 3 p.m. on Oct. 4.

According to a news release, the suspect is described as an 18- to 20-year-old Black male wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, long pants and a white face mask.

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The subject was seen leaving the area in a gray Jeep Grand Cherokee.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455 and say “Law Enforcement.”

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This is the second robbery of a postal worker in Orange County this year.

In March another letter carrier was assaulted and robbed in the 4700 block of Walden Circle near Orlando.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser,

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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