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November 3, 2016

Press Release / Burglary of US Post Office in Newfane / VSP Westminster / 16D003267

STATE OF VERMONT

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

 

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

INCIDENT: Burglary  

 

CASE #: 16D003267

 

TROOPER: Valcourt                            STATION: Westminster       

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 11/03/2016 4:39 am

LOCATION: VT RT 30, Newfane

VIOLATION: Burglary

 

ACCUSED: Unknown                            

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

VICTIM: USPS

AGE: n/a

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newfane, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On November 3, 2016 at approximately 4:39 am, the Vermont State Police received a report of a burglary to the United States Post Office on VT RT 30 in the Town of Newfane.  

 

Members of the State Police responded to the area.   Investigation revealed that between 2:39 am and 4:35 am, an unknown male had forced entry into the USPS office in the village of Newfane.  Around 4:37 hours, a USPS employee entered the rear door of the post office and subsequently found an unknown male, dressed in dark clothing and wearing a hoodie, in the building.  The unknown male, fled the post office through a window and fled the scene on foot, traveling north on VT RT 30.   This investigation is also being assisted by an investigator with the US Postal Inspection Service.

 

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Trooper Valcourt of the Vermont State Police – Westminster barracks at (802) 722-4600 or call the State Police Crime Information Tip Line at (802) 241-5355.  Anonymous crime tips can also be sent using your mobile device. Text the keyword VTIPS to the shortcut CRIMES (274687) and share the tip you have about a crime.