ARSON UPDATE (following March 21st, 2014 release)

ARSON UPDATE (following March 21st, 2014 release)

The North Bay Police Service requests the public’s assistance with an arson investigation.

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:35 pm, police received a call for assistance in the McIntyre Street East and Regina Street area.

Based on their investigation to date, police now believe that 2 males attended the rear of the residence and lit homemade bombs, commonly known as “Molotov Cocktails”. They then threw multiple bottles at the windows of a home. The residents were alerted to the noise and were able to escape from this extremely dangerous situation.

The two male suspects are described as 5’8 to 5’10. One male was wearing a grey hoodie or coat and a black hat. The second male was wearing a black coat and black pants and had a black balaclava covering his face.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 705 497-5555, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800 222 8477.