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Indictment Charges Alleged Post Office Robber

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA - Antwoine Tomlin, 32, of Philadelphia, was charged today by indictment with committing an armed robbery, on November 19, 2015, at the United States Post Office, located at 6382 Castor Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  Tomlin was also charged with use of a firearm in connection with that robbery.


If convicted Tomlin mandatory minimum term of 25 years in prison with a maximum possible sentence of life, supervised release, a possible fine and a $100 special assessment.   


The case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service and Philadelphia Police Department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul G. Shapiro.


An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated December 17, 2015

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