NH Woman Accused of Placing Molotov Cocktail Under Car

Karen Dowling, 31, was charged with use of a Molotov cocktail after she allegedly placed it under a vehicle

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Nashua Police Department

A Hudson, New Hampshire woman was arrested for allegedly placing a Molotov cocktail under a car.

Just before 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 12, officers responded to a home in Nashua where a Molotov cocktail was found under a vehicle, according to police.

An investigation revealed that 31-year-old Karen Dowling placed the device there, according to police.

Dowling was arrested on Oct. 5 and was charged with use of a Molotov cocktail.

She was placed on personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned on Oct. 25 at the Hillsborough County Superior Court. It is unclear is she has an attorney. A motive for the incident is unclear.

The Nashua Police Department encourages anyone with information on the incident at 603-589-1665.

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