Checks stolen from mailbox in Hermitage; how to report theft to USPS

Posted at 12:06 PM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 13:06:18-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A home security camera captured photos of a suspected mail thief in the Hermitage area.

The incident happened at a residence in the Blossom Trace subdivision. The victim called Metro Nashville police officers on Saturday.

The victim, who didn't wish to be identified, told NewsChannel 5 that outgoing checks were stolen from their mailbox. Because mail theft is a federal crime, Metro police are not investigating.

To report mail theft, vandalism or tampering with a mailbox, call 1-877-876-2455. You can also click here for more information.