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Man Threatens Postal Worker With Knife In Northern Westchester

Mohegan Lake Post Office
Mohegan Lake Post Office Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A postal worker in the area was threatened by a man with a knife, state police said.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 26, state police troopers were dispatched to the Mohegan Lake Post Office on East Main Street in the town of Cortlandt for a report of a man with a knife. 

An investigation found Charles Coles, 54, of Cortlandt, used a pocket knife to threaten a postal worker in the parking lot, police said.

Coles was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, a Class D felony, and menacing, a Class A misdemeanor.

Coles was arraigned and remanded to the Westchester County Jail with an upcoming court appearance.

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