U.S. Postal Inspection Service offers $25,000 reward in Fordham Heights postal worker assault

A veteran mail carrier was brutally attacked while

A veteran mail carrier was brutally attacked while on the job on East 183rd Street Monday.

THE BRONX - The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the assault of a postal worker in Fordham Heights.

According to police, the 69-year-old veteran mail carrier was delivering mail inside the Twin Parks West NYCHA building at 365 East 183rd St. Monday when he was attacked. They say he suffered a broken nose and eye socket, and a fractured skull.

Tenants say the building's front door does have a lock, but it's often left open. There are also no security cameras.

The victim was treated at St. Barnabas Hospital and later released.

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