WINDHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Two college students have been charged with throwing acid bombs from a dorm room Wednesday.
The State Fire Marshal's Office says Victor Santos, 18, and Brandon Ward, 19, are accused of throwing three devices from a second story window at St. Joseph's College in Standish. Two of the three devices exploded near an emergency exit at Standish Hall.
Fire Marshals were called to the campus by college security after the incident. There are no reports of injuries. However, more than 100 students were in the building at the time.
An acid bomb is usually a combination of household solvents placed inside a plastic bottle. The ingredients explode after a chemical reaction occurs in the bottle, releasing an acidic spray that can cause serious injury to those who come in contact with it.
Santos and Ward are freshman at the college. They were charged with criminal use of explosives. They are scheduled to appear at Cumberland County Superior Court April 16.