Investigators release sketch, offer reward in post office robbery
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – Postal investigators have released a sketch of a man they say robbed a Chattanooga post office and sexually assaulted employees.
The incident occurred the morning of January 15, at the East 34th Street post office.
Two female employees told police a man forced his way in to the facility, claiming to have a gun and demanded money.
He then forced both women to remove their shirts and fondled one of them. The suspect fled with $500 in cash and $9000 in stamps.
US Postal Inspectors have issued a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.
Investigators say the suspect is armed and should be considered dangerous.
The suspect is described as a black male, standing 5'8 and weighing around 150 pounds.
Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to contact the Post Master General's Office 24-hour service number at 1-877-876-2455.