$50K reward offered after Highland Springs mail carrier attacked with paintball gun

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A $50,000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction after a United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier was assaulted while delivering on his route.

Officials say the incident happened on Friday, June 19 around 3:20 pm on South Elm Avenue.

According to Postal Inspector Michael Romano, it is believed the suspect or suspects struck the mail carrier with a paintball gun.

The letter carrier was treated for minor injuries at an area hospital and has since returned to work.

Camera footage obtained by USPS shows a late model, dark green Chevrolet Malibu four-door with Virginia tags. USPS says they are offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.

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