Suspect arrested in connection with robberies of US Postal Service employees

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The man who police say robbed two US Postal Service employees has been taken into custody.

According to authorities, De’Lewis Hollins robbed two employees and a resident at the Dogwood Trace Apartments within a two week time period in January.

During the first attack, a male carrier was assaulted and robbed while delivering to a set of mailboxes bright and early around 9:30 a.m.

Several days later, a female employee was grabbed from behind and thrown to the ground.

Hollins was charged with robbery and aggravated robbery. Authorities said federal charges are pending.