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Police try to ID Boynton Beach post office burglar

Man steals empty cash register from post office

Police are trying to identify this man who stole an empty cash register from a post office in Boynton Beach.

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – Police are trying to identify a man who broke into a South Florida post office.

The burglary occurred about 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the post office on Seacrest Boulevard in Boynton Beach.

Boynton Beach police said a cash drawer was stolen, but unbeknownst to the thief it had no money in it.

A post office burglary is a federal crime punishable by as many as five years in prison.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the burglar.

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call the Boynton Beach Police Department at 561-742-6159 or Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS.

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