26 Aug 2012

Convicted man's house firebombed

6:33 am on 26 August 2012

A convicted sex offender's house in Turangi was set ablaze on Friday by a molotov cocktail. Police are investigating.

The Corrections Department has confirmed the house belonged to a paroled offender, who was at work at the time of the incident.

The department said the man has made a concerted effort to turn his life around and the attack was unwarranted.