Large firework set off under car in Salford

Police are appealing for information after a large firework was set off under a car in Salford.

Shortly before 7pm on Saturday 9 September, police were called to Grafton Avenue to reports of a possible explosion.

Officers attended and found a Vauxhall Corsa with significant damage as well as a Renault Kangoo van with some more minor damage.

A joint investigation with the fire service is underway and initial enquiries have suggested that a large industrial type firework was placed under the Corsa before being set off.

A dark grey coloured saloon type car was seen reversing up the street immediately before the explosion.

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