Mansfield yobs push lit firework through pensioner’s letterbox

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POLICE are eager for information over an incident in which a lit firework was shoved through the letterbox of a terrified pensioner in Mansfield.

The firework was pushed through the door of the house on Cotgrave Road at around 5.10pm on 7th November. It caused some fire damage to the interior of the property.

Police would like to speak with anyone who has any knowledge of the incident and in particular two teenage males who were seen in the immediate area at the time.

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “Without the quick actions of a witness the consequences of this incident could have been very serious and the firework could easily have caused extensive property damage and very serious injury.”

Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 and quote crime ref AW/083209/12.