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updated: 8/22/2013 4:12 PM

7 minors charged with using 'Drano bomb' in N. Aurora

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Seven juveniles have been charged in connection to six "Drano bomb" episodes in North Aurora between May 25 and June 1, police said.

No one was injured by the devices, which were overpressure devices made out of plastic bottles and household chemicals, police said.

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Six 15-year-olds were charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct; a 16-year-old is accused of kicking and denting a garage door and has been charged with felony criminal damage to property, police said.

All those arrested are from North Aurora.

According to police, the first "bombing" occurred at about 4:20 a.m. May 25 in the 700 block of Magnolia Drive.

On June 1, the devices were exploded near three homes in the 1400 block of Oakland Circle at about 4:45 a.m. The garage door on one of the homes was kicked and dented.

The final explosions were both in the 100 block of East Victoria Circle between May 29 and June 1, police said.

Authorities are not identifying the minors, who have been referred to Kane County Juvenile Court Services.

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