Man accused of robbing postal driver at post office in Southeast D.C.; $50K reward offered

A man is wanted for allegedly pulling a knife and robbing a post office driver on July 5 in Southeast D.C. A reward of $50,000 for information is being offered by The U.S. Postal Inspection Service (Photo courtesy of U.S. Postal Inspection Service)

A man is wanted for allegedly threatening a postal driver with a knife and robbing him at the Frederick Douglass Station Post Office on July 5 in Southeast Washington.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information.

After robbing the driver of mail and "postal service property," the man left the scene of the post office located at 2833 Alabama Ave., SE. There were no reports of injuries in the incident.

Postal Inspectors describe the man wanted for the robbery as black with shoulder-length dreadlocks. He's approximately 5-foot-9 with a heavy build and facial hair.

He was wearing a grey t-shirt, black shorts, and carried a knife.

The U.S. Postal Service is asking anyone with information to call 1-877-876-2455 or text "USPIS" plus your tip to TIP411 (847411). Callers can also contact Metropolitan Police at 202-727-9099 or text 50411.

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