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Police investigate alleged firebombing in Vaughan

York Region Police are investigating an alleged firebombing in Vaughan.

Emergency crews were called to a home on Longview Crescent, near Vaughan Mills Road and Langstaff Road, around 3:40am.

A man was home at the time and able to put out the fire. Police say he found a Molotov cocktail that had been thrown through a window on the first floor.

No one was injured. 

Police are looking for a man who was seen leaving in a car just before the fire began.

He is described as:

  • male
  • white
  • 20 to 30 years old
  • Wearing an orange construction vest and a yellow and dark-coloured winter toque
  • possibly driving a silver, four-door vehicle

If you can help, call police 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7441, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.