Chicago — Postal authorities are offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information that leads them to arrest and convict two men who robbed a mail carrier in Lincoln Park on Wednesday. Chicago police said two men demanded a 35-year-old man’s property at gunpoint in the 2500 block of North Ashland around 11:30 a.m., but CWB Chicago reported exclusively that the victim was a postal worker who was targeted for his master keys.
The US Postal Inspection Service today confirmed that the victim is a letter carrier in a reward bulletin, which includes images of the suspects and their car.
The agency said two robbers fled the scene in a dark-colored Kia sedan with tinted windows. It described the suspects as:
- a Black male standing 5’10” tall and wearing a black hoodie, black jeans, and a face mask
- a Black male standing about 6 feet tall and wearing a dark jacket with a black hoodie, black jeans, tan boots, and a face mask.
Anyone who has information about the crime can contact postal inspectors at 877-876-2455 and refer to case 3948599.