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New Haven, CT, Letter Carrier Syreeta Frasier
New Haven, CT, Letter Carrier Syreeta Frasier

Letter Carrier Syreeta Frasier was delivering mail on a January day in a New Haven, CT, neighborhood when she spotted a toddler wandering alone.

As the girl got closer, Frasier saw that she was wet, bruised and bloody.

The Postal Service employee rushed to the child’s aid and enlisted a customer nearby to assist.

They rendered first aid, put a jacket on the girl and sheltered her in the customer’s vehicle while Frasier called 911.

Police officers soon arrived, as did a man searching for the girl, who appeared fearful of him.

Officers questioned the man at the scene and took the toddler to a hospital for an evaluation of her injuries.

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