Washington Post Deliveryman Dispute Turns Violent in Ches. Beach

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today reported that one Washington Post delivery person assaulted another deliveryman during a dispute regarding their assigned delivery areas. The victim was reportedly assaulted by the other deliveryman while both were delivering newspapers in the area of Md. Rt. 261 and Camp Roosevelt Road in Chesapeake Beach on Sunday, March 18 at about 4:40 a.m.

According to police, DFC James Wahlgren responded to the scene and learned from the victim that the two men got into a verbal disagreement regarding which of them was responsible for delivering in the respective area. The victim told police that the unknown suspect got out of his vehicle and smashed the driver side window of the victim's vehicle with an unknown object. The widow shattered and struck the victim in the face.

The North Beach Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to offer medical aid to the victim who had suffered cuts to his face.

The damage to the vehicle is estimated at $200.

A description of the suspect and suspect vehicle was given to DFC Wahlgren, who will continue the investigation.

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