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Three potentially explosive bottles found in Kenosha

Posted at 2:26 PM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 16:35:41-05

KENOSHA — Three potentially explosive bottles have been found this week in Kenosha, Kenosha Police said Friday.

In the latest incident, which happened about 6 a.m. Friday, Kenosha Police responded to the report of a suspicious bottle found in the 5200 block of 63rd Street.

The bottle was discovered in a residential mailbox, hidden behind the resident's mail. The bottle contained similar characteristics to other potentially explosive bottles located Jan. 2.

The Kenosha County Sheriff's Hazardous Device Unit rendered the bottle safe and checked other mailboxes within a 2-mile radius. None were located.

The department would like to remind the public that if they encounter a suspicious item, don’t handle it and contact police immediately by calling 262-656-1234.

This investigation is still active, and anyone with information is asked to call the Kenosha Police Department Detective Bureau at 262-605-5203. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers at 262-656-7333.