A LIT firework was put through the letterbox of a house in Southampton.

The incident happened at about 9pm in Tennyson Road, and the firework exploded, causing burn marks on the floor, walls and ceiling.

The residents were at home when the firework went off but were not injured.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "Did you see anything usual around that time in Tennyson Road and adjoining Portswood Avenue?

"Please get in touch if you have any information or dash cam footage. 

"If you can help, please call 101, quoting reference 44200401366. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."