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A ruff encounter

This carrier aided a customer who was being attacked by a dog

USPS Letter Carrier Braderick White
Kansas City, KS, Letter Carrier Braderick White

Letter Carrier Braderick White was delivering mail recently in a Kansas City, KS, neighborhood when he heard screaming.

After following the sounds, he saw a man trying to fight off an attacking dog.

White called 911 and used dog repellent to get the canine off the man, who was pinned to the ground.

Paramedics arrived and treated the man for injuries.

The dog was taken into custody.

White stayed nearby to monitor the situation and then reported the incident to his supervisor before continuing his route.

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