14-year-old charged with arson after setting fire in Northside High School bathroom

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WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Warner Robins Fire and Police Departments were sent to Northside High School Thursday morning in response to a fire that had started in a bathroom.

According to the Warner Robins Police Department and Northside High School’s Principal, Markeeta Clayton,  a 14-year-old  juvenile used a lighter to light the toilet paper and dispenser on fire in the boy’s bathroom of the CTAE building around 7:30 a.m. Clayton says there were very few people in the building since it was early in the morning and that nobody was injured. Everyone in the building was evacuated while the fire crews extinguished the fire.

WRPD says the juvenile is being charged with arson, criminal interference of government property and disruption of a public school. He is now with the Houston County Juvenile Division.

 

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