Two suspects have been arrested after they reportedly robbed a U.S. Postal Service mail service with a pretend handgun in Fountain Valley, police introduced Wednesday.
The theft occurred on July 24 round 2 p.m. when the mail service was on foot servicing a drop-box within the Bushard Avenue and Toucan Avenue space. No mail was stolen. As an alternative, the suspects took different property belonging to the Postal Service, Sgt. Invoice Hughes mentioned.
The police didn’t elaborate on what the opposite property was. Lower than two weeks later, on August 5 at round 2 a.m., officers detained two people inside a suspicious car close to a mail assortment field within the Magnolia Avenue and Talbert Avenue space.
Officers discovered greater than 100 items of stolen mail, an imitation handgun, and property belonging to the sufferer contained in the automobile. The 2 suspects, an 18-year-old Los Angeles man and a 16-year-old male juvenile from Huntington Seashore, have been arrested on a number of fees, police mentioned.
Authorities consider the theft is related to different mail theft within the space, in response to Sgt. Hughes.