Local authorities are looking for the person or people responsible for placing an explosive device in an Ark City mailbox.
On Sunday, police were called to the 1600 block of North 13th when residents reported hearing an explosion in the area. When they arrived, investigators discovered a mailbox that had been destroyed when an unknown explosive device was placed inside and detonated.
Neighbors in the area reported hearing a loud explosion and seeing a flash, but were unable to see any vehicles or individuals in the area.
Debris from the mailbox was found scattered across the street.
Anyone with any information in regards to this incident is asked to contact the Arkansas City Police Department or Crimestoppers at 620-442-7777.