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Kent Police: Molotov cocktail thrown under cruiser

An unknown assailant threw a lit molotov cocktail under a Kent Police cruiser on Monday. (Source: Kent Police) An unknown assailant threw a lit molotov cocktail under a Kent Police cruiser on Monday. (Source: Kent Police)
The incident left scarring on the cruiser's undercarriage. (Source: Kent Police) The incident left scarring on the cruiser's undercarriage. (Source: Kent Police)
Evidence of a molotov cocktail were found at the scene. (Source: Kent Police) Evidence of a molotov cocktail were found at the scene. (Source: Kent Police)
An unknown assailant threw a lit molotov cocktail under a Kent Police cruiser on Monday. (Source: Kent Police) An unknown assailant threw a lit molotov cocktail under a Kent Police cruiser on Monday. (Source: Kent Police)
KENT, OH (WOIO) - Kent Police are investigating after someone threw a lit molotov cocktail under a police cruiser.  

The incident happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday, at the police station. According to Lt. Lewis with Kent Police, surveillance video shows a flash as the molotov cocktail hits the ground, but the suspect was not caught on camera.  

A Sergeant was able to stomp out the flames; and found glass, styrofoam and lighter fluid at the scene. No officers were hurt.  

Lt. Lewis said the cruiser had some charring but will not need to be repaired and has been in service since the incident.  

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jacobs with Kent Police at (330) 673-7733.  

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