Authorities are still searching for those responsible for a June 20 robbery of the main Rock Hill post office, and they're offering up to $50,000 for information.
The U. S. Postal Inspection Service and the Rock Hill Police Department recently released a sketch of one suspect in the South Wilson Street robbery.
The suspect is described as a black male about 6-foot, 2-inches tall, weighing 220 pounds with dark skin, according to a release issued by U.S. Postal Inspection Service. He was seen wearing black denim jeans, dark round sunglasses with a red bandanna with white swirls covering his face at the time of the robbery.
A second suspect is described as a black male, about 6-foot, 2-inches tall, weighing 165 pounds with dark skin, the release states. He was seen wearing a dark hat, dark round sunglasses and a black bandanna with white swirls that was covering his face.
The robbery occurred at 6:40 p.m. June 20, at the post office, 206 S. Wilson St. No one was injured during the robbery, Rock Hill police officials have said.
Armed robbery of a post office is a federal crime, and convicted violators may face up to 25 years imprisonment, according to the release.
The June robbery marks the second time in two years the South Wilson Street post office has been robbed. Minutes after 6 p.m. on May 31, 2006, two postal workers were unloading a truck behind the post office when two gunmen approached and ordered them out of the truck, according to Herald archives.
The men took three bags of money and fled. Authorities later charged four Chester men for their roles in the robbery, The Herald reported.
A reward of up to $50,000 is available for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the June robbery.
U.S. Postal Inspectors ask anyone who has information about the crime call 877-876-2455; the Rock Hill Police Department at 329-7211 or CrimeStoppers of York County at 877-409-4321.