Postal worker struck in head by metal object thrown at vehicle in Ropesville

Published: Nov. 25, 2015 at 6:39 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2016 at 6:39 PM CST
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Provided by the Hockley County Sheriff's Office

The Sheriff's office is asking for your assistance. Early this morning, November 25th, 2015 a transport driver for the U.S. Mail division in Lubbock was traveling southbound thru Ropesville, Texas when his vehicle was struck by a metal object that penetrated the front windshield and entered the cab of the vehicle, hitting the driver in the right side of the head.

The driver indicated that he observed what appeared to be two male juvenile subjects in the area where this incident took place.

From evidence gathered on scene, it appears the metal object was thrown in the path of the driver. We are asking all the residence of Hockley County and Ropesville for their assistance in locating these subject(s) for questioning.

If you have any information in regards to this case you are asked to contact the criminal investigation division of the Hockley County Sheriff's Office at 806-894-3126. You can remain anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest and conviction you might be eligible for a cash reward. Any and all information will be appreciated.

This case is a joint investigation with the United States Postal Inspectors Office in Lubbock.