AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An arson investigation was underway after a person carrying an American flag bandanna threw a Molotov cocktail into the headquarters of the county Democratic Get together in Austin.
The incendiary machine didn’t ignite when it was thrown on the Travis County Democratic Get together headquarters at about 2 a.m. Wednesday, Austin Hearth Capt. Brandon Jennings mentioned. A small stack of papers was set on hearth, however that was rapidly put out by workers of a neighboring enterprise utilizing a fireplace extinguisher.
Nobody was within the workplace on the time, Travis County Democratic Get together Chairwoman Katie Naranjo mentioned, however the incident was caught on safety cameras. A word was left with a politically motivated menace, Naranjo mentioned.
“Anybody who wears an American flag as a bandana after which throws a Molotov cocktail … right into a constructing and leaves a word, a threatening word, is a coward,” she mentioned.
Authorities didn’t launch the contents of the word.
The person within the video can be suspected of vandalizing a Travis County administrative constructing a number of hours later, Jennings mentioned.
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