Peel police are seeking the public’s help in an attempted arson investigation in Brampton.

Police said that on Wednesday, July 22, just after 4:00 a.m., a lit Molotov cocktail was thrown through the window of a residence in the area of North Park Drive and Nuffield Street, Brampton. At the time of the incident, there were four adults and two children present inside of the residence. Fortunately, the device did not explode and no physical injuries were sustained. This is believed to be a targeted incident.

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.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 2133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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