PUBLISHED: 16:44 21 May 2008 | UPDATED: 10:52 12 August 2010
POLICE are hunting an arsonist who posted some lighted materials through a woman s letterbox late last Friday night. The 45-year-old woman heard a noise at around
POLICE are hunting an arsonist who posted some 'lighted materials' through a woman's letterbox late last Friday night.
The 45-year-old woman heard a noise at around 10.45pm at her home in Arrol Road, Beckenham and saw someone had posted an unknown object that had been set alight through her letterbox.
The suspect, who was white and aged around 16 wearing a grey hooded top, was seen running from scene.
Police and two fire brigades were called to the incident and fire officers installed an extra smoke alarm for protection.
A Bromley police spokesman said: "We would like to make an appeal to residents, do you know anyone who is responsible for this arson? Do you have any information that could assist the police investigation? Contact police on 01689 891212 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.