Juveniles Charged With Felony Arson in Bellaire Playground Fire


After an intense investigation that began last Friday in Bellaire, officials believe that they have identified three juveniles in connection with a playground fire.

The juveniles, one aged 11 and two aged 13, were interviewed Tuesday evening.

The incident occurred last Friday at approximately 10:04 p.m., which is one hour and ten minutes before the set curfew time in the neighborhood.

Bellaire police will be consulting with the prosecutor’s office to get an estimate of the damage and cost to replace all of the playground equipment.

At this time, all three juveniles are being charged with Felony Arson.

RELATED STORY: Bellaire Playground Up in Flames

The investigation is still ongoing.

Stay with 7News as this story develops.

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