Postal Truck Driver Robbed at Gunpoint in Hartford

Two masked men robbed a postal truck driver in Hartford on Tuesday and the U.S. Postal Service is offering a $25,000 reward for information to nab the people behind it.

The robbery happened on the back loading dock of the Barry Square Post Office, at 645 Maple Avenue around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the post office.

Both men involved appeared to be in their mid-20s, according to police.

One is 5-feet-6 with a small build and was wearing black pants, a black hooded sweatshirt, black and blue shoes and a black face mask, police said. He had a handgun.

The second man is 5-feet-8 to 5-feet-9 and was wearing blue jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt, black shoes with red shoelaces and a black face mask.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call the U.S. Postal Inspection Service 24-hour toll-free number at 877-876-2455. All information will be kept confidential.

Armed robbery of a postal employee carries a penalty of up to 25 years imprisonment.

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