Investigators release CCTV footage following alleged arson incident - Muswellbrook

Monday, 23 January 2023 04:46:26 PM

Investigators have released CCTV footage of a person they would like to speak with regarding an alleged arson incident at Muswellbrook last year.

Just after 4am on Sunday 6 November 2022, emergency services were called to a home on Tamar Way, Muswellbrook, after reports of a fire.

At the scene, police were told the occupants of the home heard glass shatter outside before seeing flames through the front windows. It was soon established a Molotov cocktail had been thrown at the home.

The residents extinguished the fire with the assistance of a neighbour, with one resident sustaining minor burns to their shoulder and back.

Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District attended and commenced enquiries with items seized and later undergoing forensic examination.

As investigations continue, detectives have released CCTV footage of a person, who they believe can assist with their inquiries.

Anyone who recognises the person, or has information that might assist detectives, is urged to contact Hunter Valley Police District on 02 6542 6999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.