Suspect accused of stealing gasoline, blowing up mailbox

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ind. -- Investigators are trying to locate a suspect who stole gasoline from a home and blew up the resident's mailbox.

Deputies with the Marshall County Sheriff's Department were called to a home in the 5300 block of Hawthorn Road Sunday morning.

The victim told police sometime between 12 a.m. and 2 a.m., the suspect went onto the homeowner's property and stolen 150 gallons of gasoline from an above ground tank.

The suspect also set off an explosive device in the mailbox.

The incident is under investigation.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 574-936-3187.

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