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MPD releases updated description of five suspects wanted for breaking into USPS vehicle, stealing packages

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Updated: 9 p.m. on December 7 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A neighbor who lives near the most recent theft near 15th and Lloyd said she didn't get any mail on Friday.

"I was pretty irritated and pretty shocked," Tonya Manning said. "The fact that they did it in broad daylight just shows that they didn't have any care for anyone's mail."

Milwaukee Police say the suspects are believed to be involved in several similar thefts where they break into a mail truck while the carrier is delivering on foot.

Police released descriptions of the five suspects on Saturday.

"I'm just hoping they catch these guys and put them away and people get their replacement things that were taken," Manning said. "I hope so, I really hope so."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police or Crimestoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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Updated 11:33 a.m. on December 7, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police have recovered the vehicle that the suspects were using when they broke into a USPS vehicle and stole several packages.

Milwaukee Police are still searching for the suspects and they say there are five people involved.

They released the following updated descriptions on Saturday:

Suspect one is described as a black male, 17 to 22 years of age, 6’0” to 6’04”, with a thin build, and a medium brown complexion. He was last seen wearing a bright orange winter hat, grey hooded jacket with black sleeves, dark pants, and bright blue shoes with white soles.

Suspect two is described as a black male, 17 to 22 years of age, 5'8, with a medium build, a medium brown complexion, and medium length hair. He was last seen wearing a very distinct black hooded zip-up jacket with white fabric surrounding the elbow portion of the sleeves. He was also wearing distinct black pants with coloring in the outer calf area, and black shoes with white soles.

Suspect three is described as a black male, 5'11 to 6'0, 17 to 24 years of age, with a medium brown complexion, a medium build, and short hair. He was last seen wearing a black Ralph Lauren jacket with a gold-colored Polo emblem on the left portion of the chest area. The jacket also had a white number 3 on the right sleeve. He was wearing torn designer blue jeans. 

The fourth suspect is described as a black male, 5'4 to 5'7, 17 to 24 years of age, with a dark complexion. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket with grey sleeves and blue jeans.

The fifth suspect is described as a black female, 5'3 to 5'6, 17 to 24 years of age, with a stocky build, and her hair up in a bun. She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the word 'POLO' written on the front in red.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Milwaukee Police Department.

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are seeking two suspects wanted in connection to the entry of a locked United States Postal Service vehicle on Thursday, Dec. 5.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. near 15th and W. Lloyd Street.

Authorities say the suspects park near unoccupied USPS vehicles and break into them while the USPS mail carrier is on foot delivering mail. Multiple packages have been taken.

Suspect one is described as a black male standing 5'10"-6'02" with a thin build and dark skin complexion. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket and white shoes.

Suspect two is described as a black male standing 5'10"-6'02" with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket with white sleeves.

The suspect vehicle is a tan mid-to-early 2000 Dodge Caravan with dark tinted windows.

Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD at 414-935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.


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