1999-08-28 / Front Page

Armed Robbery

Mailman Mugged

Friday, August 20 could have been "just another day" for a U.S. Postal Letter Carrier if it wasn’t for the fact that he was robbed at gunpoint. The incident took place in the lobby of 334 Beach 56 street, a buildings in the Arverne Housing complex.

Postal Inspectors are offering a reward up to $50,000 for information and or services leading to the arrest and conviction of any persons responsible for the armed robbery.

Though shaken by the experience, the mailman was not injured. The perp fled the scene with some personal belongings of the mailman.

Anyone having information should contact the United States Postal Inspectors at 321-5607 or on their 24-hour hotline at 212-330-3900. All information will be held in strict confidence.

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