Postal service offers $25,000 reward in mail carrier robbery

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CHICAGO (AP) The U.S. Postal Service is offering a $25,000 reward for information about the recent armed robbery in Chicago of a mail carrier.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/2jfVqwf ) the 26-year-old woman was working in the Roseland neighborhood on Chicago's South Side on Jan. 4 when two men approached her. Authorities say the suspects pulled out a gun and demanded her property.

It was the second robbery of a mail carrier in the area within a two-day span.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.

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