Thursday, June 3, 2010

Explosion at 17th and Grand

At approximately 1 p.m. today, officers were called to 17th and Grand on an explosion.

Officers responded and contacted witnesses. Witnesses said they observed a man put an unknown item in the metal yellow clothing donation box in the parking lot of the Valero station. The man walked away and shortly after a large explosion was heard.

KCPD's Bomb and Arson detectives and KCFD are on scene investigating. Sixteenth to 18th Streets on Grand are closed.

No injuries have been reported.