Man robs NJ post office

April 7, 2008 7:45:53 PM PDT
Police in Jersey City, New Jersey, are searching for an armed robber who held up a post office Monday. Authorities say the suspect hit the post office on Bergen Avenue.

Police say a lone gunman brandishing a silver colored handgun and wearing a light blue handkerchief mask and light blue industrial gloves entered the post office from the rear dock area. He reportedly confronted several employees, whom he forced into a rear office, while he made away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was hurt.

The assailant is described as a black or Hispanic male, about 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-10, slender build, wearing dark boots, a dark hoody-style jacket and a dark sweatshirt with gold embroidered letters which read: "King Of..."

Inspectors are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator.

Anyone having such information is requested to call the 24-hour hotline at 877-US MAIL-5 (877-876-2455). All calls are kept strictly confidential.