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$50,000 Reward Offered After Man Attacks Letter Carrier

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This photo released by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service shows the alleged suspect in the November attack of a postal letter carrier. (U.S. Postal Inspection Service) This photo released by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service shows the alleged suspect in the November attack of a postal letter carrier. (U.S. Postal Inspection Service)
PHILADELPHIA -

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced Thursday it was offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for attacking a mailman in Philadelphia.

According to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the attack happened on November 17th just before 4 p.m. on the 2200 block of Yelland Street.

The postal service describes the suspect as a black man, 17-years of age up to his mid 20s standing between 5'8" to 5'10" tall with a medium build and weighing approximately 150-170 pounds.

Investigators say he was last seen wearing a dark green jacket with white stripes on the sleeves and a black vest over the jacket.

The suspect was also last seen wearing black pants and black shoes.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455.

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