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Fireworks set off inside SEPTA station

Transit authorities said nobody was injured.
Someone set off fireworks in the 56th Street Station Tuesday.Twitter/Thomas J. Nestel III

SEPTA authorities are looking for the person who set off fireworks in a Market-Frankford Line station Tuesday.

The firecrackers exploded in a cashier’s booth at the 56th Street Station, and the suspect fled after lighting the explosives, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

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SEPTA Transit Police Chief Thomas J. Nestel III tweeted a photo of the incident Tuesday, and SEPTA spokeswoman Kristin Geiger confirmed the event to PhillyVoice.

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"Someone did throw fireworks behind a cashier's booth," Geiger said. "We're still looking into the matter. It remains under investigation."

The cashier was unharmed, and the suspect remains at large.
 
 
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