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Police seek suspects in Colorado mailbox explosions

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GREELEY, Colo. - Investigators are searching for suspects after four mailboxes were destroyed by explosive devices in Colorado, reports CBS Denver.

According to the station, the Weld County Sheriff's Office received four reports of citizens' mailboxes being destroyed between Aug. 9 and 10 by a devices being referred to as "firebombs." One such device was reportedly found, undetonated, in a fifth mailbox.

Weld County bomb squad technicians responded to the home and recovered that device, which was described as a firework wrapped in duct tape, CBS Denver reports.

A potential suspect was witnessed leaving the area in a newer-model red SUV, possibly a Jeep Liberty, according to the station.

No one was injured by any of the explosions.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Weld County Sheriff's Office at 970-356-4015, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous, and possibly be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers can also be reached at northerncolorado.crimestoppersweb.com.

  • Crimesider Staff

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