- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a man suspected of setting off an explosive device in a Lincoln park has been arrested after nearly two dozen more devices were discovered in his home.

Witnesses at Tierra Park say the man set off the device around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and then went to the house. No injuries have been reported, although several dozen schoolchildren were at the park on a field trip.

Police say they obtained a search warrant and then found 21 more improvised explosive devices that they don’t think were fashioned at the home. Authorities are trying to determine whether the man is connected to mailbox bombings around the city.

Online court records don’t show that the man has been charged.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide