Police: Postal Worker Robbed At Gunpoint, Assaulted

The New Castle County Division of Police is currently investigating a robbery of a USPS employee that occurred in the community of Summit Chase Apartments in Wilmington.

Officials said on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 5:58 p.m. New Castle County Police Officers responded to the unit block of Courtyard Lane in reference to a robbery investigation. Officers learned that a 45-year-old USPS employee was delivering mail to apartment mailboxes when she was confronted by two suspects.

It was reported that the suspects pointed a gun at her and demanded items from her person. One of the suspects then struck the victim at which time the suspects fled from the scene with the victim’s property. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.