Male Charged with Arson

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On May 7th, 2017 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested a 14 year old male from Sault Ste. Marie in relation to a fire.

It is alleged that just after 3:00 a.m. on May 7th, 2017 the accused broke into a vacant residence in the 300 block of Albert Street West. The accused is alleged to have caused damage by pouring gasoline inside of the residence and lighting it on fire before fleeing the scene.

The accused was located by police a short distance from the scene and was arrested. He has been charged with one count of arson and one count of break and enter. He will appear in bail court today.