Palo Alto police have released a sketch of one of the men suspected of robbing a couple at the Palo Alto Post Office on East Bayshore Road last Tuesday.
The two men confronted a couple who pulled into the post office shortly after midnight to mail letters. One of the men pointed a black handgun at the couple and demanded their property. The husband gave them his wallet before the two men fled northbound on East Bayshore in a black sedan.
On Saturday morning, police released a sketch of the man who held the gun. He was described as a black male, about 30 years old, 6 feet tall and weighing about 200 pounds. He wore a dark-sleeved shirt and dark pants.
Police are working on a sketch of the second suspect, described as a black male between 20 and 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 170 points. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a hat with a brim.
Anyone with information about this robbery can contact the police department's 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-383-8984.