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Device explodes in Madison mailbox

Police investigating leads

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police are investigating an explosive device that detonated inside a mailbox on the city's east side Thursday.

Officers were called to a property in the 7000 block of Bluff Point Drive at 11:39 p.m. and found a smoking explosive device and a suspicious leaking liquid.

The blast extended more than 6 feet, according to officers.

Police said the same victim, a 65-year-old man, had a window of his vehicle damaged about three weeks ago.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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