Teens Arrested In Fayetteville Mailbox Explosions

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Police arrested five teenage boys in connection with setting off explosives to destroy four Fayetteville mailboxes.

The boys, all aged between 15 and 16, were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of committing criminal acts involving explosives. Four also face an additional charge of felony criminal mischief, while the other faces an additional misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

Police responded Monday to four incidents of mailboxes being destroyed using homemade explosive devices on North Hartford Drive and North Eastwood Drive, police said.

There were no reports of injuries connected with the explosions.