Unidentified miscreants hurled a bottle filled with kerosene near the two-wheeler parking lot of the KG Theatre near Race Course in the city on Sunday night.
According to police sources, no damage was caused. The police suspect that the miscreant might have gained entry through the rear entrance.
The Race Course Police are investigating.
A 74-year-old watchman of a home for orphans at Vadavalli was stabbed allegedly by the orphans on Saturday midnight. There were a total of 15 boys studying between classes V and X. He was administered first aid and later taken to the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital where a surgery was performed. Two inmates of the home at Vadavalli, aged 16 and 17 were arrested in this connection.