Deputy State Fire Marshals are requesting public assistance to identify suspects in a series of mailbox explosions on Sunday.
At least three mailboxes were destroyed by what appears to be fireworks, and witnesses described a vehicle possibly involved in the incidents.
The vehicle is described as a green pick-up truck, make and model unknown, with rectangular headlights. A witness described the truck as "low profile," according to a news release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
The first incident was reported in the 3600 block of Lineboro Road. Deputy State Fire Marshals responded, conducted an investigation and determined a consumer grade firework, most likely an M-80, was placed inside and detonated, according to a news release.
Investigators canvassed the surrounding are and did not locate more damaged mailboxes.
Later, investigators were called to the 3200 block of Keating Court when a homeowner returned from a vacation to find his mailbox destroyed. Investigators concluded the same type of explosive was used, according to the statement.
A third possible mailbox explosion was reported in in the area of 3900 Water Tank Road. Investigators recovered an M-80 type of device at the scene.
A witness reported hearing another explosion in the area Bachman Road as well as one in the area of York Street and Main Street. Investigators did not locate any sign of an explosion, but found the remains of an M-80 type device at York Street and Main Street.
Anyone with information regarding the incidents or who observed the described vehicle, is asked to contact the Northeast Regional Office at 410-836-4844 or Manchester Police Department at 410-239-6900.