Police investigating after Molotov cocktail allegedly thrown into Brampton home

Published July 22, 2021 at 8:56 pm

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Police are investigating an attempted arson in Brampton.

Peel police say that just after 4:00 am on July 22, 2021, a lit Molotov cocktail was thrown through the window of a residence in the North Park Drive and Nuffield Street area.

At the time of the alleged incident, there were four adults and two children inside of the residence.

Police say the device did not explode and no physical injuries were reported.

Police say the incident is believed to be targeted. 

“Molotov cocktails consist of a glass bottle filled with a flammable liquid. If the device had exploded, it could have destroyed the home and placed the lives of all occupants at risk along with neighbouring homes and their occupants,” police said in a statement. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 2133. 

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