Oklahoma City mail carrier attacked by man with knife

A man allegedly yelled at a female mail carrier as he ran toward her before slashing at her with a knife Monday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: August 12, 2014
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An Oklahoma City mail carrier was accosted by a knife-wielding man and suffered a cut to one arm Monday afternoon, police said.

Police received a call at 3:24 p.m. that a black man screamed at a female mail carrier as he ran toward her before cutting her on one of her arms, Oklahoma City police Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.

The attack took place at 12005 Victoria Place. The mail carrier reported the man may have been suffering from a mental illness, police said.

The mail carrier refused medical treatment at the scene, Wardlow said. Police did not know the name of the attacker. He was last seen wearing a light-colored striped shirt and jeans.

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