RANDOLPH, MASS. (WHDH) - Investigators have offered a reward as they search for a suspect who officials said robbed a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier in Randolph on Wednesday. 

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service said the worker was approached from behind while in the vicinity of Canton Street delivering mail around 1:50 p.m. 

Officials said the suspect fled on foot after the robbery. Officials said the suspect is described as a Black male, standing 5’7″, wearing a black puffy jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and white sneakers at the time of this incident.

The worker was not hurt, according to the postal inspection service, which is investigating alongside Randolph police.

Officials have offered a reward of up to $25,000 for anyone with information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case. 

Neighbors told 7NEWS there are a few postal workers who deliver the mail in their neighborhood. While it remained unclear as of Thursday night which letter carrier this happened to, neighbors said an attack like this is both scary and disheartening.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-877-876-2455, say, “law enforcement,” and reference case number 3989020.

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