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Mail Mayhem: Man Upset He Didn’t Get Delivery Jumps Over Counter, Attacks Postal Worker, Cops Say

Pennsylvania Man Accused of Attacking Post Worker Over Package
Source: Susquehanna Regional Police Department; Unsplash

James Moore thought his package should have arrived by now, so he got upset and attacked a postal worker, police said.

Mar. 29 2024, Published 10:01 a.m. ET

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Police say a Pennsylvania man was behind bars after he jumped over a post office counter and allegedly attacked a postal employee because his package had not been delivered.

Around 1 p.m. on March 25, officers were called to the Marietta Post Office regarding a postal worker lying behind the counter bleeding, according to the Susquehanna Regional Police Department.

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Responding officers found the dazed and confused victim, who claimed the suspect jumped over the counter and punched them in the face several times, knocking them unconscious.

The victim told police that the suspect was angry because he hadn’t received a package he thought should have arrived, authorities said.


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The suspect, identified as 27-year-old James Moore, was still on the scene when police arrived, and he was arrested without incident.

Moore was booked into jail and charged with aggravated assault, police said.

He was being held on a $200,000 bail.


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