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Postal delivery woman arrested for striking man with her vehicle while laughing

By Mason White 5:44 PM October 5, 2014
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A postal delivery woman was arrested on charges of assault after mowing down a man with her vehicle while laughing, police in Washington said.

Bellevue Police said that the worker struck the man with her vehicle three times because he was trying to take a picture of her car.

The incident began when officers responded to a report of an assault on Friday, in front of the Phantom Lake Elementary School.

The victim said that he became concerned after observing the postal worker shouting obscenities at someone else. In response, he decided to take a picture of the vehicle in order to file a complaint with the United States Postal Service.

The victim was not injured, but his leg was hit by the vehicle. The 55-year-old woman of Newcastle, was arrested on charges of assault.

She was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, for a mental evaluation.