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Authorities investigating explosive device set off at Albertville outlet mall

Authorities investigating explosive device set off at Albertville outlet mall Photo: KSTP

Updated: October 16, 2019 03:50 PM

Investigators in Albertville are working to determine who set off an explosive device at the Albertville Premium outlets.

The incident occurred just after 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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Investigators say someone put an explosive device inside a garbage can outside of the Nike Outlet Store.

The explosion damaged the building, however, no one was injured.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is assisting in the investigation.

Authorities later said evidence suggests the explosive was a commercial grade firework.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wright County Sheriff's Office at 763-682-1162.

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