Weird News Wednesday: Man Bites, Pepper Sprays Mailman

By  //  February 12, 2014

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Man Was Irritated By Late Check in Mail


AKRON, OHIO — Robert Kiefer, 25 of Akron, Ohio man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his mailman.

Robert Kiefer, 25 of Akron, Ohio man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his mailman.

According to the mailman, Kiefer became irate over a late check,  grabbed his pepper spray, sprayed the postal worker in the eyes, then bit the postal worker’s leg.

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Police say they arrived to find a small crowd surrounding the two fighting men.
Kiefer, police said, resisted efforts to stop fighting and also fought with an officer trying to handcuff him. Police eventually sprayed Kiefer with pepper spray and subdued him, the report shows. Paramedics treated the postal worker at the scene for bite marks and cuts to his knee, police said.

Kiefer was arrested on misdemeanor charges of assault and resisting arrest. He remained in the Summit County Jail after being unable to post $1,000 bond set Monday in Akron Municipal Court. He is due in court Feb. 21 for a pretrial hearing.