Residents of a southwest Atlanta apartment complex need your help finding the man that allegedly swiped mail from the outgoing postal box. And there could be a cash reward if you can deliver the suspect’s identity to police.
Monday morning, employees and residents of the Shamrock Garden Apartments, off Campbellton Road, found mailboxes broken and some of the contents scattered around on the ground. And the surveillance camera captured the early-morning action.
Not only did the unidentified man take the mail from the outgoing box, but he also sat down on a nearby bench and sorted through it, taking what he wanted, according to the surveillance video. At least one resident is missing a money order that was supposed to pay a debt.
Atlanta police are investigating the crime, but the public’s help is needed to identify the would-be mailman, according to Officer John Chafee. In addition to a $2,500 reward being offered by Crime Stoppers Atlanta, the owner of the complex, Brent Sobol, has added $500 to bring the pot to $3,000 for information leading to the thief’s conviction.
Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact investigators at 404-472-3351 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous.