The North Bay Police Service is investigating a report from an Exeter Street business that a bottle, containing what appeared to be some type of wick, had been thrown through an office window last night.
There was no resulting fire.
Police have viewed video surveillance. Possible witnesses have been identified and police are continuing to investigate.
No more information has been released.
A Molotov cocktail, also known as a petrol bomb or bottle bomb, is a generic name used for a variety of bottle-based improvised incendiary weapons.
Anyone with information that may help with this investigation is asked to call the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555.