POSTED: Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, January 6, 2014 - 10:56am
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — The Tyler Police are on the hunt for a group of people they believe have been destroying residents' mailboxes with fireworks in south Tyler.
Officials tell KETK, around 6:30 p.m., Saturday, 911 began receiving calls from residents that their mailboxes had been destroyed by explosions.
Authorities responded to two different locations where the mailboxes had been blown up.
Police believe a type of firework called “Artillery Shells," was used to destroy the mailboxes. Some of them even started small grass fires.
In these cases a black, green or dark colored extended cab truck, possibly a Chevrolet 2004-2008 model, was seen leaving the area with three people inside.
Police believe more mailboxes have been destroyed, but not yet reported.
If you see any suspicious activity please contact your local authorities.