The BPD and U.S. Postal Service Seek the Public’s Help to Identify Group of Suspects in Dorchester Assault of Letter Carrier

At about 3:15 PM on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a disturbance in the area of Cushing Avenue and Windermere Road.  Officers arrived on scene and located the victim, a Letter Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, who stated that he had been physically assaulted by a group of suspects while delivering mail.  The suspects were described as four Hispanic males, approximately 17-19 years old accompanied by one Hispanic female, also 17-19 years old.  

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the  individuals who assaulted the Letter Carrier.  Assault of a postal employee is a federal offense that can carry with it a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact: The U.S. Postal Inspection Service at (877) 876-2455 The Boston Police Department District C-11 Detectives at (617) 343-4335.

Community members wishing to assist anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help in an anonymous manner.