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Feds offer reward in Boone Wal-Mart bombing, still seek arsonist in Concord case

Staff report
A federal agency is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for putting an explosive device at the Boone Wal-Mart earlier this month.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering the reward after someone placed an explosive device at the front entrance of the store July 20.
Along with the ATF, the Boone Police Department and the state Bureau of Investigation are also involved with the case.
Anyone with information about the crime should contact any of those agencies.
Boone police can be reached at at 828-268-6959. The SBI can be reached at 800-334-3000. The ATF bomb hotline can be reached at 888-ATF-BOMB.
Callers can request to remain anonymous.
The ATF is still offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved with a May fire at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Concord.
On May 5, someone intentionally set a fire in the store.
Anyone with information about the fire should contact the Concord Police Department Crimestoppers at 704-920-3000, the SBI at 800-334-3000 or the ATF fire hotline at 1-888-ATF-FIRE (888-283-3473).

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