FBI Indianapolis
Public Affairs Specialist Chris Bavender
(317) 430-4140
September 25, 2017

FBI Seeks Information on Person of Interest in Northern Indiana Post Office Pipe Bomb

INDIANAPOLIS—The FBI’s Indianapolis Division is seeking any information on a person of interest in the September 6, 2017 pipe bomb explosion at the East Chicago, Indiana post office, 901 East Chicago Avenue. The explosion occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. CST, injuring one postal employee.

The subject is described as a white male, approximately 6'0” tall, thin build, clean shaven face, and is approximately 30-years-old. He wore dark-rimmed glasses, black pants with very slender legs, dark vinyl sneakers, and a faded black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up. The man had a unique walk.

If you have information on this case, please call 1.800.CALL.FBI (1.800.225.5324) or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.