Grenade blast rocks Sultan Kudarat police station

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 28 2015 02:31 PM | Updated as of May 28 2015 10:31 PM

A grenade blast rocked a police station at the town of Esperanza in Sultan Kudarat on Wednesday morning.

SPO1 Arlan Ramales sustained a knee injury after an unidentified suspect hurled a grenade at the Esperanza Police Station at around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday.

The suspect managed to escape after boarding a motorcycle driven by another person.

Two cars and a police patrol car parked inside the station's compound were damaged due to the explosion.

Police believe that the grenade lobbing was a case of harassment.

Security has been tightened around the police station and an operation hs been launched to capture the perpetrators. – report from Francis Canlas, ABS-CBN News SOCCSKSARGEN