Bomb squad sent to suspicious scene

Police believe teen pranksters were behind the explosive plastic bottles they found at a southwest Houston apartment complex Wednesday night.

February 16, 2012 3:50:09 AM PST
Dangerous hydrochloric acid bombs may have been left behind by juvenile delinquents last night.

Two of the bombs exploded outside an apartment complex on Westward in southwest Houston.

The HPD bomb squad found a total of four plastic bottles filled with hydrochloric acid and sealed with aluminum. Two of the bottles exploded and the explosions are what had neighbors calling 9-1-1. No one was hurt and the bombs did not damage anything.

Investigators believe the bombs were a kid's prank. But how those kids got their hands on hydrochloric is still unknown.

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