A Perris man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing mail, police are reporting.
According to a news release from the Perris Police Department, Antonio Michael Alvarez, 24, was arrested by deputies following a report around 8:34 p.m. Tuesday of mail being stolen from a U.S. Postal Service mailbox in the 700 block of South Redlands Boulevard in Perris.
“A witness reported seeing an adult male stealing mail from the mailbox. Within a matter of minutes, officers arrived and apprehended the suspect in the act of stealing mail,” the news release read.
Alvarez was booked at the Southwest Detention Center in French Valley, according to the news release.
If you witnessed this mail theft or have any information regarding this investigation, you are encouraged to call Deputy S. Waltermire at the Perris Station by calling (951) 210-1000.