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Portable toilet ‘disintegrated’ after firework explodes inside in Springboro

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Portable toilet 'disintegrated' after firework exploded inside in Springboro

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 1:05 a.m.:

A man and two juvenile males were arrested after setting off a firework described as a “mortar round.”

Investigators are still gathering information as to the motive behind the explosion, and it is unclear what charges the suspects might face.

An adult and two juveniles are in custody after an explosion "disintegrated" a portable toilet at a construction site off Factory Road in Springboro, according to police on the scene. 
Police told our photographer that around 11:05 p.m. Saturday, residents heard a loud boom. When officers responded, they found that the toilet had exploded and took the three people into custody. 

INITIAL REPORT

Springboro police are searching for the source of a loud noise in the city after residents reported an “explosion noise.”

We are working to learn more and will update this story with any new information.