POLICE have slammed a mindless yob who shoved a lit firework through a letterbox at a house in Renfrew in the early hours of Monday morning.

The property in Ard Road was targeted at around 3am but, luckily, no-one inside was hurt.

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Inspector Cassie Glass said: “This was an extremely reckless act.

“While nobody was hurt, this could have easily ended so differently.”

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Anyone who has information is asked to call the police on 101 or alternatively phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.