Union City mail carrier robbed Saturday afternoon; USPS offers $150k reward for arrest of perpetrator

(BCN) — A United States Postal Service mail carrier was robbed at gunpoint over the weekend, according to the Union City Police Department.

At 2:19 p.m. Saturday, Union City police were alerted to a report of a USPS letter carrier robbed at gunpoint in the vicinity of the 4600 block of Granada Way.

Police said the mail carrier had minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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The suspect or suspects involved remain at large and have not been apprehended.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to contact Detective Parodi at (510) 675-5227 or via email at SteffenP@unioncity.org. Anonymous information can also be left at (510) 675-5207 or tips@unioncity.org.

The USPS is also offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s). The Postal Inspection Service can be contacted at (877) 876-2455.

In 2023, the U.S. Department of Justice for the Northern District of California noted there has been an increase in crimes involving interference with the mail.

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