Homemade explosive device found in Cortland County mailbox

Neighbors in Cortland County are encouraged to be extra careful when checking the mail.

Deputies say an explosive device damaged a mailbox in Cincinnattus Wednesday morning.

Deputies were called to Telephone Road around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, where they found minimal damage to a mailbox at the address.

When they looked inside, investigators found what looked to be a homemade explosive device.

At this time, deputies aren't sure whether it was isolated to Telephone Road address.

If you see anything suspicious, or have any information that could help in the investigation, call Cortland County Sheriff's deputies at 607-753-3311.

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