Flaming bottle thrown at driveway in Portsmouth arson attack

An ‘ignited bottle’ was thrown at a driveway on a residential street in Portsmouth.

Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 9:29 am
Updated Monday, 18th February 2019, 10:03 am
The incident happened on Second Avenue in Farlington. Picture: Google Maps

The incident happened at around 10.30pm on Sunday on Second Avenue in Cosham. 

The flaming bottle, which police say had a sock stuck in it, was thrown at a driveway and hit a car damaged the paintwork on its boot. 

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The incident happened on Second Avenue in Farlington. Picture: Google Maps

Police say that the flames were put out quickly and nobody was injured as a result of the attack. 

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101 quoting the crime reference number *050011. 

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