Wheeling police seeking information on destruction of property case

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Wheeling, W.Va. (WTRF)- Wheeling Police are seeking information on a destruction of property case in the Woodsdale area of the city.

On Friday, October 25, police were called to Orchard Road about a mailbox being destroyed. Further investigation revealed residents heard a loud explosion sound around 1 a.m. and later found the mailbox was damaged.

No one was hurt and the case remains under investigation. Police believe the blast was caused by a commercial grade firework, which can be very dangerous.

Should the public have any information, they are urged to call police at 304-234-3664, submit a crime tip at wheelingwv.gov/crimetip or call the new Crime Stoppers Upper Ohio Valley tip line at 877-TIPS4US.

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