Fireworks Blamed For Damaging Cluster Box Near UNL’s East Campus

Damage of a community mailbox near 44th and Starr, south of UNL's East Campus, after fireworks were used to damage it. (Courtesy of Lincoln Police)

Lincoln Police are investigating a vandalism case, where someone may have used fireworks to blow open a cargo door to a community mailbox (or cluster box) near 44th and Starr, south of UNL’s East Campus.

According to a police report, a mail carrier found the door damaged around 3pm Wednesday and contacted the U.S. Postal Station manager.

It appears fireworks are involved, but the investigation continues.  Damage has been estimated at $1,200.

Another view of a damaged community mailbox near 44th and Sumner. (Courtesy of Lincoln Police)
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