Kevin Westphal, Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY, Letter Carrier Kevin Westphal

Letter Carrier Kevin Westphal was recently delivering mail in Buffalo, NY, when he noticed that two apparent teenagers seemed to be following him.

After Westphal saw the duo take parcels he’d just dropped off at two different addresses, he alerted his manager, who called police.

Officers soon arrived and arrested the suspects.

The Postal Service employee remained on the scene to provide a statement to police.


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