Joshua Rhett Miller, New York Post, April 9, 2021
A postal worker in Michigan was viciously attacked by two enraged women — as an onlooker accused them of trying to steal stimulus checks in the mail carrier’s van, video shows.
But the law enforcement branch of the US Postal Service says there’s “no indication” Thursday’s attack at River Village Apartments in Flint was related to so-called economic impact payments.
The wild footage shows two women repeatedly hitting and punching a USPS worker while she is on the ground.
The female worker tries to fight back as her hair is violently yanked — while one of the women accuses the mail carrier of striking her first, the clip shows.
The bystander recording the footage, which went viral on social media, can then be heard claiming the two women were after the postal worker’s stimulus checks in her dented van.
“Bro, y’all hit the mailman!” the man says. “They tryin’ to get that stimulus … this s–t is serious!”
Another onlooker is also heard saying “y’all going to jail,” according to the chaotic clip.
One woman has since been arrested in the attack, Flint police told The Post Friday. However, Detective Sgt. Tyrone Booth declined to identify the suspect until she was arraigned.