Two suspects are wanted in the attack on a Kansas City postal carrier

Two suspects are wanted in the attack on a Kansas City postal carrier

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of two suspects involved in a mail carrier robbery. The incident occurred on November 22, 2023, in the 4500 block of Madison Avenue in Kansas City. The suspects, two black men, were wearing black clothing, masks and gloves. One of the suspects, armed with a gun, beat the postman and stole the postal keys. Crimes against postal workers are not common in the Kansas City metro area, but that is not the case across the country. Since May, there have been more than 500 arrests for mail theft and 109 arrests for theft. “Postal robberies have not been a problem here so far,” US Postal Service Inspector Paul Shedd said. “But we have a team here that has been on the street since this happened. We are following up on everything we can to go after these people.” It’s part of a new project called Safe Delivery. Another goal of the project is for all collection areas to have high-security lock boxes. “This is obviously an ongoing project,” Scheid said. “But this would eliminate this being an issue with these keys being stolen.” 4196090.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of two suspects involved in a mail carrier robbery.

The incident occurred on November 22, 2023, in the 4500 block of Madison Avenue in Kansas City.

The suspects, two black men, were wearing black clothing, masks and gloves.

One of the suspects, armed with a gun, beat the postman and stole the postal keys.

Crimes against postal workers are not common in the Kansas City metro area, but that is not the case across the country.

Since May, there have been more than 500 arrests for mail theft and 109 arrests for theft.

“Postal robberies have not been a problem here so far,” US Postal Service Inspector Paul Shedd said. “But we have a team here that has been on the street since this happened. We are pursuing everything we can to go after these people.”

It’s part of a new project called Secure Delivery.

Another goal of the project is for all collection areas to have high-security lock boxes.

“This is obviously an ongoing project,” Scheid said. “But this will eliminate the problem of these keys being stolen.”

If you have any information about this case, contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455, mention “Law Enforcement,” and reference case number 4196090.

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