Someone threw a Molotov cocktail through the front window of a Crofton home Wednesday, igniting the stairwell, county police said.
Leonette Rawls, 49, of the 2400 block of Vineyard Lane, called police after she heard the window break shortly after 2 a.m., police said.
The device set fire to stairs near the front of the house. No one was injured.
Firefighters were called about 2: 30 a.m. and doused the flames within an hour, said J. Gary Sheckells, a Fire Department spokesman.
Sheckells said he did not have information on the amount of damage to the house.
Armed robbers lock tellers, bank customers in vault
Two gunmen herded employees and customers into a vault at a Hanover branch bank Tuesday and stole an undisclosed amount from the vault, county police said.
The men, who wore ski masks and were armed with handguns, walked into the Citizens National Bank branch in the 1300 block of Ashton Road about 9: 30 a.m.
They forced two tellers into a vault, took cash, forced more employees and customers into the vault and closed it, police said.
One bank employee was taken to North Arundel hospital for treatment of shock, police said.
Laurel: Someone stole a .380-caliber handgun and its case, valued together at $260, from a 1990 Chevrolet Cavalier in the 200 block of Red Clay Road between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday.
Pub Date: 1/03/97