should be used against this dog! Instead they hit him with a broomstick and a plastics garbage can. Detroit postal worker hurt in dog attack captured on video A postal worker in Detroit needed the help of residents on one street after he was the victim of a vicious dog attack on Friday that was captured on video. The incident happened Friday afternoon on the city's west side as the mail carrier was making his delivery run. In video posted to Facebook, the dog can be seen attacking the 52-year-old man's foot and ankle while a woman hits the animal with a broomstick.