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Authorities offer $5,000 reward for info on New Berlin explosions

Posted at 8:55 PM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-19 13:16:21-04

NEW BERLIN -- New Berlin Police and the ATF are offering a reward of $5,000 for information regarding the explosions in New Berlin Monday and Saturday.

The explosion on Monday shut down part of Coffee Road. There were no injuries reported due to the detonations. 

The evidence suggests two explosive device detonations, one in the early morning Saturday and the second on Monday at about 4 p.m.

Police were dispatched to the location on Monday for a report of a sparking electrical wire in conjunction with the explosion. Officers found a frayed wire and grey smoke coming from the ground beneath the wire. 

The ATF and New Berlin Police are looking for the person or people responsible. If you have information, call 1-888-ATF-BOMB, email or submit an anonymous tip through the ReportIt app.

If you report something, you are urged to provide as many details as possible and also include contact information if you want to receive the reward.