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Fireworks Thrown At Vehicles And Through Letter Boxes In Weymouth

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7:40am 7th November 2014

A spate of criminal damage in Weymouth has left a trail of devastation in its wake with one woman being hit by a waste bin and fireworks being thrown through letter boxes.

A group of four men were setting off fireworks on Franklin Road at around 9:30pm on Wednesday (5th November).

Its claimed they even shot a firework through the door of a passing taxi.

The offenders have been described as wearing dark-coloured hooded jumpers. One was said to be wearing a dark coloured Adidas hooded jumper with grey stripes down the arms.

Police Constable Will Conroy, told Wessex FM: "This was a frightening experience for the residents and members of public who were in Franklin Road at the time. I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened or who may have information about the people responsible to come forward.

A 19-year-old man from Dorchester was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries until early December.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting crime number C:14D:46186.

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