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No good deed goes unpunished

June 19, 2011

Outrage as hero postwoman faces the sack for jumping on her van to stop a thief getting away

A village postwoman who clung to the bonnet of her van in a ‘courageous’ bid to stop a thief driving off with the mail has been threatened with the sack.

Julie Roberts, 51, held on to the moving vehicle for a mile as it weaved through narrow country lanes in a desperate effort to thwart the crook from stealing her deliveries.

Eventually, the thief halted the vehicle and ran off with only a handful of letters.

But far from thanking Miss Roberts’ for her brave actions, her bosses at Royal Mail have launched a disciplinary inquiry and suspended her.

She fears managers will blame her for the opportunistic theft, after she left the keys in the ignition while she stepped out to retrieve a pen that had fallen a few feet away during a delivery.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2005549/Outrage-hero-postie-faces-sack-jumping-van-stop-thief-getting-away.html

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