The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has launched a manhunt for two individuals involved in the robbery of a mail carrier in Leander.
The robbery occurred on December 4 at around 9 a.m. in the 2000 block of Lucky Lane. The USPIS has announced a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the two suspects. Both suspects are described as about 6 feet tall with slim builds, wearing dark hoodies and face coverings, and were last seen escaping in a dark-colored sedan.
USPIS emphasizes the gravity of this crime, stating that while such incidents are rare, they are taken very seriously. The agency, along with local law enforcement, is employing extensive investigative measures to apprehend those responsible. The robbery of a postal worker is a federal offense, potentially resulting in a 10-year prison sentence. Anyone with information is urged to contact authorities. Tips can be reported confidentially to 1-877-876-2455, mentioning “law enforcement” and case number 4202352-ROBB.