Police investigating suspicious bottle explosion

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Detectives are investigating an early morning explosion on the Southside involving a plastic bottle.

The incident happened at Timberwalk apartments located in the 10200 block of Whispering Forest Drive Monday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police say the bottle exploded outside of an apartment door. No one one was hurt.

According to investigators, the bottle contained an unknown substance.

Anybody who finds such a bottle should not touch it or remove it, but should contact JSO immediately. Touching or shaking the bottle could cause injury.

JSO is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@JaxSheriff.org.

To remain anonymous contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.


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