Post office in Whitney burglarized

The post office in Whitney, a town of about 80 midway between Chadron and Crawford, was burglarized over the weekend and the U-S Postal Service is offering a reward of up to $10,000.

The Post Service press release announcing the reward gives no details on the break-in, including any loss or damage, other than that the burglary occurred between 8 a-m Sunday and 7 a-m Monday.

The reward is for information and other help leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible.

Anyone with information should contact the United States Postal Inspection Service at 402-571-5249, the Dawes County Sheriff's office, or Dawes County Crimestoppers at 308-432-0519.

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