Postmaster stabbed by coworker at Hernando Post Office

Photo – Tamekia Scott(DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office)

HERNANDO, Miss. (WMC) – The Hernando Postmaster is recovering after being stabbed Tuesday morning at the Hernando Post Office.

Hernando police say they responded to the call just before 9 a.m. Witnesses told police there was an altercation between the Postmaster and an employee which led to the employee stabbing the Postmaster multiple times.

Police say the Postmaster was taken to Baptist Desoto with non-life threatening injuries.

According to release, the employee accused of stabbing the Postmaster, Tamekia Scott attempted to leave the post office parking lot but employees with USPS blocked her vehicle in until officers arrived. Scott was arrested and taken to Desoto County Jail. She is charged with Aggravated Assault.


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