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Sparkler bomb destroys mailbox

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Another mailbox, this one in the 200 block of Burdick Road, has been destroyed by a sparkler bomb, the Porter County Sheriff’s Police said.

According to police, sometime between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. Thursday someone detonated the bomb, consisting of around a dozen sparklers duct-taped together, apparently fused with a “spinning color wheel” with a warning on it stating that it emit sparks.

No estimate of damage was available.


Posted 7/19/2013