Texas: Man places object under statue moments before explosion in Downtown San Antonio

The FBI, the San Antonio police and fire departments are working to find the person responsible for an explosion that damaged a statue downtown.

Around 3 a.m. Monday, authorities received reports of an explosion in the 300 block of West Commerce Street, according to the FBI.

Video surveillance footage provided by Texas Public Radio showed a man placing an object underneath a head statue of Vladimir Lenin. Approximately six minutes after the man walked away, the object exploded.

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Source:  KSAT 12 News