Homemade Explosives Set Off In West Central Spokane - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Homemade Explosives Set Off In West Central Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - Police say they responded to two related explosion calls in the west central part of Spokane Saturday night. The first one was at Dutch Jake's Park on College avenue. Police received reports of a group of teenagers lighting off explosives. When they arrived, they found a damaged garbage can. Shortly after they got another call at Broadway Foods and arrived to find a soda pop vending machine blown up.

Witnesses in the area told police they saw, presumably the same group, of about 6-7 teenage boys flee the area.

Investigation concluded that the explosives were homemade, and very strong. If caught the suspects could face felony charges of manufacturing an explosive device.

If you have any information, you are asked to call crime check at 456-2233.

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