WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department has issued an alert to residents following an attempted armed robbery in town.  

A U.S. Postal Service employee was working in the area of Robinson Drive and Williams Drive in the afternoon of Jan 20 when he was approached by a Hispanic male brandishing a hand gun who asked for a set of master keys, which the victim did not have. The suspect fled the scene.

The suspect was about 6 feet tall, wearing a black mask, and rust colored jacket and black pants with white stripes.

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The Woodland Park Police Department is working with other law enforcement agencies to help identify this individual as this incident is similar to others that have occurred in the area. There was another incident Wednesday in Wyckoff, where the victim gave the same description of the suspect.

Anyone with information or video footage that could benefit this case is asked to contact the Woodland Park Detective Bureau at 973-345-8116.