5 Lexington teens charged after explosion

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Associated Press

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Updated Thursday, Jul 25 at 11:01 AM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police have charged five Lexington teens with using a weapon of mass destruction after an explosion on the doorstep of a home.

Police tell WKYT-TV (http://bit.ly/1bkyw01 ) that the juveniles, who are all between the ages of 13-15, apparently filled a bottle with household chemicals and left it on the front porch of a home as a prank. Police say the resulting explosion damaged the home and caused a substantial spray of chemicals. No one was in injured.

The charge of using a weapon of mass destruction is a felony that carries a sentence of five to 10 years.

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Information from: WKYT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com

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