Thursday, May 13, 2021

Car set ablaze by molotov cocktail on Faulkner St. in Chomedey

A Nissan Murano parked under a snow shelter in a driveway on Faulkner St. in Chomedey was set ablaze after being struck by a molotov cocktail during the night and early morning hours last Monday and Tuesday.

According to the Laval Police Department, around 4:30 am Tuesday several residents of the street called 911 to report the vehicle burning in the driveway, following which police and firefighters responded.

News reports, quoting a spokesperson for the LPD, confirmed that the incident is believed to be criminal in nature and arson investigators from the Laval Fire Department have opened an investigation.

According to a description of the event (in which no one was injured) furnished by a witness, a suspect was seen approaching the vehicle on foot, tossed an incendiary device, then fled the area.

Martin C. Barry
Martin C. Barry
Journalist with the Laval News since 2005. During his 24 years covering political and community issues in the Montreal region, Marty has won numerous journalism awards from the Quebec Community Newspapers Association for written coverage as well as for photography.

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