Demetrius Jennings, Haskell, NJ

Haskell, NJ, Letter Carrier Demetrius Jennings

Letter Carrier Demetrius Jennings was recently delivering mail in Haskell, NJ, when he saw an unsupervised toddler running in traffic on a busy road.

Jennings stopped and picked up the boy, who was wearing only pajamas and was not recognized by anyone in the vicinity.

The Postal Service employee called 911 and stayed with the child to ensure his safety.

Police officers soon arrived to investigate.

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