PLACER COUNTY, CA - A Granite Bay teen has been accused of attempted murder after allegedly tossing a bottle bomb into a neighbor's home late Wednesday night.
The 15 year old, a sophomore at Granite Bay High School, was arrested by Placer County sheriff's detectives Thursday.
Sheriff's department spokeswoman Dena Erwin said the victims, a family of four, did not wake up when a large rock was thrown through a front window of their home on Bentwood Way but did awake when a smoke alarm sounded.
They found a fire from a bottle that contained a flammable liquid burning in their home, Erwin said. The homeowners put out the flames themselves and no one was hurt.
The suspect was booked into Placer County Juvenile Hall on four counts of attempted homicide and one count of throwing an incendiary or destructive device, Erwin said.