Police investigating an explosion outside a house on Chadwick Road in Eastleigh at the weekend have arrested a third person.
An 18-year-old Eastleigh man is being questioned on suspicion of causing an explosion likely to endanger life.
A man and a woman, 56 and 58 respectively, who were arrested at the weekend, were bailed until June 16, pending further enquiries.
Detectives are continuing their investigation and appeal for witnesses to the explosion which occurred at around 2.40am, Saturday, April 10.
An explosive device was placed on the driveway which caused extensive damage to three vehicles.
Detective Sergeant Martin Myers from Eastleigh CID said, ‘‘I would like to take this opportunity to reiterate that this is not being treated as a terrorist incident.
“Officers from the local Safer Neighbourhoods team are putting on extra patrols in the area to speak to residents and offer reassurance.
“Our enquiries have led to the arrest of a third person who remains in custody at this time and who is the subject of a warrant of further detention.
“I’d like to thank everyone who’s come forward with information so far. However, we’d still like to hear from anyone with information, no matter how small, particularly anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area around Chadwick Road in the early hours of Saturday, April 10.
“All information will be treated in the strictest confidence.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact DS Myers at Eastleigh police station, quoting Operation Birdline, on 101. Callers from outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight should dial 0845 045 45 45.
You can also call the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.