Kent Police was called at around 6.15am on Wednesday 3 January 2024 to a report that a lit firework had been posted through the letterbox of a property in Adelaide Road, Eythorne

Officers attended along with Kent Fire and Rescue Service, who ensured the resident and his property were safe. No injuries were reported however the firework had caused damage to the carpet.

The man that officers wish to speak to

Detectives investigating the suspected arson have released an image (shown above) of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident.

An investigation is ongoing and an image has been released of a man who may be able to assist officers with their enquiries.

Anyone with information, or who recognises the man in the image, is urged to call 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/1147/24. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or use the online form.

By Ed

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