TREDYFFRIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — Police in Chester County say they’ve arrested someone for stealing mail from mailboxes in Tredyffrin Township. The county tells CBS3 the suspect took a number of checks as well as gift cards and credit cards.
Police believe they were stolen between Nov. 1 and Dec. 12. They’re urging everyone to double-check their accounts.READ MORE: Embiid's Double-Double Helps 76ers Hold Off Spurs, 115-109
Meanwhile, post office officials in Philadelphia say they’ve started replacing locks on hundreds of collection boxes because of a recent wave of thefts.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police: Suspect Arrested After Double Shooting Inside Frankford Market Leaves 2 Men Critically Injured
Someone has been taking checks and trying to get mail carriers’ keys.
The post office says they aren’t sure how long it will take to replace the locks, but they’re working as quickly as possible.MORE NEWS: Family, Friends Hold Vigil For Woman Killed In North Philadelphia Hit-And-Run
They have about 1,500 boxes to get to.