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12-Year-Old Charged in Ontario School Bus Fire

Posted on July 11, 2017

HARRISTON, Ontario — Police here charged a 12-year-old with arson in connection with a school bus fire last month.

After receiving a report that a parked school bus was on fire on June 30, members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Minto Fire Department responded to the scene at about 8 p.m.

According to a press release from the Wellington County OPP that was published by GuelphToday and other news sources, the fire caused more than $30,000 in damage to the school bus.

The OPP investigated the fire and on Monday announced that a 12-year-old has been charged with arson.

Authorities asked anyone with information about the incident to contact the Wellington County OPP at (888) 310-1122.

Related Topics: bus fires, Canada, law enforcement

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