Damian Williams, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Daniel B. Brubaker, Inspector-in-Charge, New York Division of the United States Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), Matthew Modafferi, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Northeast Area Field Office of the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General (“USPS-OIG”), Michael J. Driscoll, Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and Keechant L. Sewell, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced the arrest of ELHORIN YISREAL on Hobbs Act robbery and firearm charges in connection with the gunpoint robbery of a post office in the Bronx, New York, on September 6, 2022.  YISREAL was arrested yesterday and will be presented today before the Honorable James L. Cott.

Mr. Williams praised the outstanding investigative work of the USPIS, USPS-OIG, the FBI, and the NYPD.

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