Police are appealing for witnesses following a suspected attempted arson in Colchester.
Suspects have stuffed rags covered a suspected flammable liquid through the letterbox of an address in Leechs Lane at around 10.55pm on Thursday, November 3.
One of the occupants in the property disturbed the suspects before they were able to light the rags.
They were seen running onto Nayland Road.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dc Mark Peacock at Colchester Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.