Mailbox explosion investigated as arson

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Arkansas City, Kan. -- Arkansas City Police are investigating a mailbox explosion as a case of arson.

Officers responded to the report of an explosion in the 1600 block of North 13th St. on Sunday, May 25th.

Once officers arrived, they found a USPS mailbox destroyed by an unknown device that they say was placed inside and detonated.

Neighbors told police that they heard a loud explosion and saw a flash, but did not see any vehicles or individuals in the area.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact the Arkansas City Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 620-442-7777.


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