WATCH: Police investigating after Mercedes ’petrol bombed’ in Camps Bay

The incident took place around 9pm on Thursday, with the fire brigade being called up to extinguish the fire. Screen grab

The incident took place around 9pm on Thursday, with the fire brigade being called up to extinguish the fire. Screen grab

Published Aug 6, 2021

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Cape Town – Camps Bay police are investigating a case of malicious damage to property after a Mercedes-Benz was allegedly petrol-bombed.

The incident took place around 9pm on Thursday, with the fire brigade being called up to extinguish the fire.

’’Camps Bay Police registered a case of malicious damage to property for further investigation,’’ said Western Cape police spokesperson Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi in a statement on Friday.

’’According to reports, a Mercedes-Benz was damaged as a result of a fire on Thursday (2021-08-05) at about 21:30.

’’The fire was extinguished by the Fire Brigade. It is unknown what caused the fire. Anyone with more information is urged to call Crime Stop on 08600 10111.’’

A witness told Cape {town} Etc that petrol could be seen flowing down the road after the vehicle had burst into flames.

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