Friday, 18 October 2019
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Reward increased in explosion probe
10/03/2019

The Hair Spital Barber Shop, 120 North 8th Street, in Atchison, following an early morning explosion on July 8, 2018, that authorities say was intentional. (Credit: MSC News/Brian Hagen)

(KAIR)--The reward being offered in connection with a July explosion in downtown Atchison has been increased.

Investigators have upped the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever was responsible to $10,000, an increase from the $5,000 originally offered. That’s according to information posted Thursday to the Atchison Police Department’s Facebook page.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating the crime in conjunction with Atchison Police, and other agencies.

The explosion happened in the early morning hours of July 6, 2018 when someone placed what investigators call an improvised explosive device outside of the Hair Spital Barber Shop, located at 120 North 8th Street.

No one was injured in the early morning blast that damaged not only that business, but caused damage to surrounding structures as well.

No arrests have been made in connection with the case, as investigators continue their attempt to learn more details about a suspect van spotted in the area of the explosion.

Anyone with information about the case should contact the ATF at 1-888-ATF-BOMB or on their website. Tips can be given anonymously.

MSC Radio News Director Brian Hagen had a chance to talk with Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson about the latest in the ongoing investigation.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Two victims of fatal train/car collision identified
New court dates set in fatal fight case
Stolen van found, two arrests made
Theft call leads to drugs, gun
Atchison semi driver injured in NW MO crash
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
MO River to remain at high level
Wednesday pursuit sends man to jail
Area sheriff's offices form partnership
Racial bullying addressed in Hiawatha schools
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
New Scam Targeting Seniors
Control Broadleaf Weeds in Lawns
Soil Testing Hay Fields & Pastures
Sheep & Goat Update
Public health warnings lifted for 3 local lakes
Thursday wreck injures one
Fundraiser established for train crash victim
Highway 136 opens following flood repair
Child sex suspect waives prelim hearing
Late farmer's crop harvested
Click Here For All Stories

©2019 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
172.69.68.153