Police officers are appealing for anyone who heard a loud bang to come forward.
The unknown echo could be heard across Sandon Road in Stafford last night (April 21).
It was particularly clear near Beaconside.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “We received several reports of a loud bang late at night at the top end of Sandon Road, Stafford, near Beaconside.
“Some reports say it was a firework but we believe it may be a loud vehicle back firing.”
Anyone with information should email Helen.firstname.lastname@example.org
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