Investigation after suspected arson attack on London home
10:52 21 December 2012
An arson investigation is under way after a flammable liquid was poured through the letterbox of a house as a family slept inside.
Firefighters were called to a family home in Globe Road, Bethnal Green in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The four people inside escaped unharmed.
Police have now launched a criminal investigation after an examination of the scene.
Anybody with information is asked to contact DS Phil Humphries on 0207 275 4546 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.