Ross A. Atstupenas
Chief of Police
15 St. Paul St.
Blackstone, MA 01504
For Immediate Release
Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
Contact: John Guilfoil
PHOTOS: Vehicle Damaged by Explosion in Blackstone
BLACKSTONE – Police Chief Ross A. Atstupenas reports that the Blackstone Police Department is investigating an explosion that damaged a vehicle that was parked in front of a residence on Thursday night, Nov. 16.
The silver Jeep sport utility vehicle sustained damage after an explosive device, believed to be a pipe bomb, was placed onto the grill and exploded. Damage was done to the vehicle’s grill, radiator and inside the engine block. No one was injured in the incident.
If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area or has any information on this incident, they are encouraged to call the Blackstone Police Department at 508-883-1212. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 508-876-5817 or 508-876-5TIP or by visiting blackstonepolice.org/submit-a-tip/.