The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office confirms that the US Post Office in Malad was the victim of an armed robbery Wednesday at about 9:30 a.m.
An undisclosed amount of cash was taken by a person described as a white male, about 6 feet tall, wearing a ball cap and black jacket, with brownish hair. He was reportedly unshaven with a thin face.
Witnesses said the subject left on foot and no vehicle description is available at this time.
Nearby schools and banks were put on lockdown for an hour while a search of the area was conducted.
The investigation is continuing with assistance from the FBI and US Postal Inspector.