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Otter Tail Sheriff investigating mailbox bombings

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Otter Tail County, MN (WDAY TV) - The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says watch out when opening your mailbox. They say pranksters are responsible for two pop bottle bombs placed in rural mailboxes over the weekend.

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One was in New York Mills, and one near the city of Otter Tail. Only one of the bombs exploded. The Sheriff's Office says the home-made bombs have a dangerous mix of chemicals inside, and can explode when shaken.

Stacy Paulseth - Chief Deputy Sheriff Otter Tail County: "If it's exploded, obviously there might be some chemicals that are involved that could cause irritation and burning to the skin."

The suspect, or suspects, faces a felony for the federal offense. Call the Sheriff's Office with any information

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