ROME — A homemade Molotov cocktail thrown at Liberty Gardens in Rome is under investigation, according to the Rome Police Department.
Police said an unknown male threw the homemade incendiary device near the 700 building of Liberty Gardens at about 3:40 a.m. Saturday, June 11. No one is believed to have been injured. Police said the apartment was unoccupied at the time, though several neighboring apartments had people inside.
The suspect is described as a tall, slender male wearing all black clothing, police stated. Only one homemade device was used. Police said the building sustained some char marks on the concrete and building posts, and an air conditioning unit was damaged.
The male was captured on security footage throwing the bomb and fleeing the scene. Rome Police are asking for help from anyone with information. If you know the male or have information on the homemade device you are asked to call Rome Police at 315-339-7780.