Police are investigating after the front door of a property in Chigwell was set alight.
It happened at around 11pm on Wednesday, May 18 at a home in Lechmere Avenue. Substantial damage was caused to the front door and porch area. No one was injured.
A man in dark clothing and a baseball cap was seen running from the scene towards Hainault Road.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Ds Benjamin Gibson on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.