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      Police: 3 teens arrested after tossing bomb into dumpster

      Thornley

      CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Three teens were arrested Sunday afternoon after police say they crafted a homemade bomb and exploded it in a dumpster.

      According to Charleston police, 16-year-old James Thornley and two unnamed 16-year-olds were arrested after police responded to the Bamboo Drive home to reports of an explosion.{}

      Neighbors told police that there was an explosion and they saw three teens get into a Chevy pickup truck and drive away.{}

      Police said a neighbor complained of smoke coming from a dumpster in front of his home. When police looked inside the dumpster, they found a two-liter bottle and aluminum foil that appeared to have been blown up.{}

      Other neighbors said they knew who exploded the device and pointed police in the direction of the teens.{}

      Police say all three were taken into custody after admitting to exploding the bottle.{}

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