Police appeal after fire-bombing of a home - Guildford

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:10:09 AM

Police are appealing for information after fire-bombing of a home in Guildford this morning.

Shortly before 1am (Wednesday 12 April 2017) emergency services were called to a home on Phyllis Crescent, Guildford following reports of an explosion.

The force of the blast burnt the exterior of the home, causing significant damage. The intense heat caused the lounge room window to smash resulting in minor internal smoke damage.

The occupants of the home managed to escape the blaze uninjured.

Emergency services attended and extinguished the blaze.

Officers from Holroyd Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

Police believe the incident was a targeted attack.

Police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist police with their inquiries.

He is described as being aged in his early 20s. He was last seen wearing a hooded jumper with a white motif/symbol on the pocket area, dark pants and dark coloured shoes.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Merrylands Police Station on

(02) 9897 4899 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.