Bomb set off in Oxford porta potty

Workers at a job site on Bishop Street in Oxford found a porta potty damaged May 17 by what appeared to be a bomb.

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Workers at a job site on Bishop Street in Oxford found a porta potty damaged May 17 by what appeared to be a bomb.

Workers at a job site on Bishop Street found a porta potty at the south side of the property had been damaged when they reported there at 8 a.m. May 17.

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All sides of the unit were blown apart, apparently by some sort of explosive device. Burn marks were found on pieces around the area and pieces of maroon paper and duct tape were found all over the area, apparently from what had been used to assemble the explosive device.

Detectives and the Butler County Bomb Unit were called to investigate.

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A neighbor from an adjacent street told police she heard a loud boom around 2 a.m. but did not see anything.