Lola, a five-year-old Jack Russell Patterdale, has escaped from her owner on three occasions and allegedly bitten the worker twice. Royal Mail revealed that the incidents were just the tip of the iceberg in the CM postcode area, with 33 attacks having taken place in the last year.
Suspending deliveries is the company’s last resort, but on this occasion in Sawbridgeworth it has deemed that action necessary.Yes, it's a small dog, but it still has teeth! And no-one should have to put up with that.
Lola’s owner, 44-year-old Maria Busciglio, said she was feeling “awkward” and “embarrassed” about the situation, which has affected 11 out of 19 houses in Cherry Gardens.And well she should! I'd be the same if my carelessness and inability to control my...
Regarding the most recent incident, on April 3, Maria said: “My youngest, Callum, who’s three, opened the door. I was in the kitchen and the dog ran out. The kids said ‘Mum, Lola’s gone out’ so I’ve gone out there, I got her in and shut the door.
I then went down the road after the postman and asked him if he wanted to give me the mail and he just totally ignored me.”You're lucky he didn't give you a piece of his mind! You clearly need it!
Maria has been so dismayed by the postman’s attitude that she is considering starting a petition against him delivering to Cherry Gardens in future.Wha..?
But, thanks to your mutt, no-one's delivering at the moment! Good grief, some people are dim!