Reward offered after mail carrier pepper-sprayed, robbed in N. Portland

Published: Dec. 5, 2022 at 9:49 AM PST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The United States Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man who assaulted and robbed a mail carrier in North Portland last month.

The robbery happened at about 6:25 p.m. on Nov. 20 near the intersection of North Willamette Boulevard and North Gay Avenue. USPIS said the suspect pepper-sprayed a mail carrier and a nearby resident tried to intervene. The suspect fled on foot west towards North Delaware Avenue.

USPIS did not say what the suspect stole from the mail carrier.

SEE ALSO: Two women wanted in Tillamook State Forest murder found in Nevada

USPIS described the suspect as a man between 5 feet 9 inches tall and 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slim build. The suspect was wearing black clothing, a black-hooded sweatshirt, and a black backpack.

USPIS is offering a reward of up to $5,000 in this case. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact USPIS at 1-877-876-2455 and reference case number 3918047.