Correction: Post Office-Explosion story

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Posted: Sep 26, 2017 11:17 AM

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — In a Sept. 25 story about the FBI releasing a sketch of a person of interest in a Sept. 6 pipe bomb explosion in Indiana, The Associated Press erroneously reported the time of the blast. It happened at around 5:30 p.m., not 6:30 p.m.

A corrected version of the story is below:

FBI reveals sketch of person of interest in post office bomb

The FBI has released a sketch and description of a person of interest in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana in which a postal worker suffered minor injuries

Tips for FBI: 1-800-225-5324 or www.fbi.gov/tips

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has released a sketch and description of a person of interest in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana in which a postal worker suffered minor injuries.

The explosion occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the post office in East Chicago, about 20 miles (30 kilometers) southeast of Chicago.

The person of interest is described as a thin, clean-shaven white male about 6 feet (1.8 meters) tall and about 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 description says he had a unique walk.

The FBI requests that people with information call 1.800.CALL.FBI (1.800.225.5324) or submit a tip online at https://tips.fbi.gov/.