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Authorities Investigating Arson Attack On Isla Vista Police Station

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 8:45am

Someone threw two “Molotov Cocktails” at the Isla Vista Foot Patrol’s headquarters in Isla Vista, damaging the outside of the building, and a patrol car.

The attack occured around 7:45 last night (11/15).  A witness reported seeing a person in dressed in black may the attack, and then run away on foot.  One of the homemade incendiary devices hit a old prescription drug drop-off box outside of the building, causing some damage to the box, and the building’s wall.  Firefighters quickly put out the small blaze.  The other device hit a patrol car’s windshield, shattering it, but not causing any fire damage.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department is looking for more witnesses, to try to help in identifying a suspect.

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