Customer says he felt abandoned by postal workers during armed robbery

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — Police in Helena-West Helena are following leads and vow to make an arrest in Monday’s armed robbery of a bank and attempted robbery of a post office. Now, new evidence is emerging.

When the gunman wearing a “Scream” mask entered the post office lobby, employees went into a safe area, allegedly abandoning customer Jay Southard in the open with the armed man. Continue reading

NAPS Chat: New PRC Commissioners Ann Fisher and Ashley Poling join Bob Levi on the September 13 edition of NAPS Chat

New Postal Regulatory Commission Commissioners Ann Fisher and Ashley Poling join Legislative & Political Director Bob Levi on the September 13 edition of NAPS Chat.

Topics: Congressional experience as the newest members of the PRC, role of the PRC, the Postal Service’s universal service obligation, and issues percolating at the commission.

Source: NAPS Chat

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