Bus stop bomber
by James Poyner
9th October 2018
Earlier today, the Police detonated a homemade explosive device at a bus stop in Park Road, Park Orchards.
The Warrandyte Diary has contacted the Police who issued this statement:
In the early hours of the morning on 9th October a small and unsophisticated home-made explosive device was detonated at a bus stop in Park Road, Park Orchards.
No persons were injured and the bus stop sustained minor damage only. Police believe this to be an isolated incident designed to cause damage to the bus stop but advise that home-made devices such as this are dangerous and have the potential to cause serious injury.
Anyone locating an unidentified or suspicious looking device should leave it undisturbed and call 000.
Police would like to hear from anyone who saw any person or vehicle in the vicinity of 605 Park Road, Park Orchards, between 2.30 AM and 4.30 AM on 9th October 2018.
If you know any thing or of anyone related to this incident, you are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers on: 1800 333 000