Molotov cocktail thrown into home

A Molotov cocktail has been thrown through the front window of a Meadow Heights house, leaving the occupant with minor burns.

The 39-year-old man was awoken by a loud noise about 5.30am and discovered the homemade explosive device burning in the lounge room of the Breamlea Court home.

A second, unlit device was also found in a garden bed. The man received minor burns to his hand as a result of removing the device.

Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area to come forward and assist with their investigation.

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