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Man accused of biting, attacking mail carrier

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Robert Kiefer (Summit County Sheriff) Robert Kiefer (Summit County Sheriff)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

A man is behind bars after accused of biting and pepper spraying his mail carrier.

Robert Kiefer, 25, is charged with assault and resisting arrest.

The attack happened on Kling Street Saturday afternoon.

Akron Police say Kiefer rushed at the mailman when he didn't get a check he was expecting.

Kiefer grabbed the carrier's pepper spray, sprayed him in the face and bit the carrier in the leg three times.

The mail carrier was not seriously injured.

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