|Ohio boy, 11, charged with burning playground|
|Written by Associated Press|
|Tuesday, 22 October 2013 05:17|
LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio say an 11-year-old boy has been charged with setting a playground on fire.
The fire burned down a playground structure on the Washington School playground in Lorain, west of Cleveland, on Sunday. The 11-year-old quickly confessed and was charged with arson.
Witnesses told police that they saw a boy start the fire by spraying lighter fluid on the playground set and lighting it. The boy then ran to his house across the street.
The boy tearfully confessed after police met with him and his grandmother. He was taken to the county juvenile detention facility.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Front Page Stories
|BG to hold meeting on Poe-Haskins intersection
03/08/2014 | Sentinel-Tribune Staff
Bowling Green will hold a public information meeting next Friday to provide details ab [ ... ]
|Lack of quorums dogs health DAC |
03/08/2014 | ALEX ASPACHER Sentinel Staff Writer
The Wood County Health District Advisory Council will meet again later this month afte [ ... ]