Postal Worker Allegedly Assaulted Over Postage Due Package

Posted at: 10/07/2013 2:08 PM

(ABC 6 News) - It was no simple package drop Friday morning, when a postal worker was allegedly assaulted while trying to deliver the mail.

Police say the postal worker was attempting to collect the money for a postage due package at a home on the 1700 block of 5th Street S.W. when the homeowner attacked him.

The homeowner allegedly bear hugged and wrestled the package away from the worker breaking his lanyard.  The postal worker then called police.

The homeowner was cited for disorderly conduct.