“Secure” Canada Post community mailboxes breached

BRANDON — A community mailbox was pried open by vandals this week, leaving residents not only inconvenienced but concerned about protecting personal information.

The multi-unit mailboxes are currently being installed throughout Manitoba, replacing postal home delivery. They were initially promoted as being secure from theft.

Officers found Wednesday one group of Brandon boxes had been broken into, while the culprits were unsuccessful in their attempt to force open a second block of boxes.Police say they don’t know if anything was stolen from the mailboxes, located near Cornell Bay.

Read more: Community mailboxes breached – Winnipeg Free Press.