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Homemade explosives found in Appleton neighborhood

Homemade explosives found in Appleton neighborhood
Posted at 4:34 PM, Jul 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-10 09:06:39-04
 

APPLETON, Wis. -- Appleton police say neighbors in a subdivision near Appleton North High School have been recently plagued with a number of extremely loud detonations occurring mostly in the evening.
 
On Sunday, a home in the 1300 block of Wyndmere Drive was the target of a damage to property involving a homemade explosive device.
 
The device, made in part from what appears to be a prescription pill bottle, exploded, damaging the front door of the residence as well as a lawn ornament located near the front porch. 
 
Parents are urged to look for indicators that youth may be creating such devices and put a stop to it immediately.
 
Anyone with information regarding this incident or others like it are urged to call the Appleton Police Department immediately.