Police investigate NE ABQ mailbox explosions

Blown-up mailbox
Several mailboxes in northeast Albuquerque have been destroyed after someone put fireworks inside them.

ALBQUERQUE (KRQE) – Some Albuquerque residents got quite the scare Saturday after their mailboxes blew-up.

APD says they got three calls, all in the northeast heights, of people’s mailboxes being blown apart.

There was a fourth case, in the same area, in the county.

When detectives arrived they found it someone had lit fireworks and tossed them into the boxes.

Police say they do have a suspect but that person has not been arrested or identified.

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