Mail Carrier Attacked by Ocala Man
OCALA, Fla. -- An Ocala man is behind bars after attacking a mail carrier and damaging his vehicle.
Police say 27-year-old Aaron Smith was upset that he didn't have any mail, so he started to punch the mailman while he was in his delivery truck.
Smith then threw a stool at the mailman's vehicle.
He told police that the mailman "tried" him and he had to "step up."
Smith was charged with battery, burglary, and property damage, all at no bond.
The Postal Service will be filing additional federal charges against Smith.
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