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Police appeal after firecracker put through Tadley letterbox

Door damaged in suspected arson

Jane Meredith

Jane Meredith


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POLICE detectives have appealed for information after a firecracker was put through a letterbox in Tadley, in a suspected arson.

According to Hampshire Constabulary, police were called at 10.50pm, on Tuesday (May 10) to an address in Hillcrest in the town, after a firecracker was placed through the letterbox.

No-one was injured.

Minor damage was caused to the door. 

One pump from Tadley Fire Station was also sent to the scene at 10.56pm.

Firefighters handed the incident over to the police, before departing the scene at 11.07pm. 

Anyone with information, or who heard, or saw anything suspicious in the area at the time, is asked to contact olice staff investigator Josh Brown, at Basingstoke CID, quoting reference 44160176081. 

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