Suffolk County police are looking for a man who struck another man in the head Monday night with a Molotov cocktail in front of a Smithtown residence.

A police spokeswoman said the man was outside a house on Winston Drive at about 11:09 p.m. when another man threw the firebomb at him.

The incendiary device did not ignite when it hit the victim, so he was not burned, the spokeswoman said.

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He was taken to a nearby hospital with what police described as a "mild" head injury.

The case is still under investigation, she said, and she had no further information, including whether the attacker was on foot or in a moving vehicle when the device was thrown.