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US Postal Worker Keys Ripped From his Belt While on the Job

December 26, 2022


Red Bank, NJ: A Red Bank post office mail courier’s keys were ripped from his belt last Friday, December 23, at approximately 4:20pm by a male perpetrator.

The postal worker was not identified.

Capt. Michael Frazee said in a written statement, “RBPD Officer Andrew Todd spoke with the victim and learned that as the courier approached a nearby mailbox, he became engaged in a brief conversation with a male subject that was standing nearby.

Within a short period of time, the unknown male grabbed a set of keys that were hanging from the mail couriers’ belt and fled the area on foot north on Prospect Avenue.

As the accused was fleeing the area, he entered a red, 4 door vehicle that pulled up alongside him. The vehicle and accused was last seen driving north on Prospect Avenue towards River Road.”

Description of Accused: Possibly a white male, wearing a surgical mask and wearing a red jacket or hooded sweatshirt.

Description of Vehicle:  Older model 4 door, unknown male or model.

The incident is being investigated by the Red Bank Detective Bureau along with the United States Postal Police.

Anyone with information or who may have access to video surveillance in the area is asked to contact the Red Bank Police Detective Bureau at 732-530-2700.
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