Police appealing for witnesses following an explosion which destroyed a post box in Flint
Police are appealing for witnesses following an explosion in a Royal Mail post box in Flint on Thursday evening.
The incident happened at around 9pm on Halkyn Road in Flint, police have closed the road and asked the public to avoid the area following the explosion which is believed to have happened inside the cast iron post box.
Parts from post box, which is set into a wall, were blown across the street.
Residents reported seeing a flash and heard a loud bang.
Police immediately taped off Halkyn Street as they investigate the the scene of the blast
There were no reports of injuries.
Police stopping cars on Halkyn st after a R.M postbox was ‘Blown up’ #policeeverywhere#Flint#
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North Wales Police have said;
“Police received a call reporting an explosion in a post box on Halkyn Street Flint at 9.10pm this evening (Thursday 2nd April 2015).
Officers are currently at the scene carrying out investigations. Halkyn Road is closed and the public are asked to avoid the area.
Police are appealing for witnesses and are asking anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident to call 101.”