16-Year-Old Charged with Aggravated Arson

class=”alignleft wp-image-10692″ src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Arson1-300×225.jpg” alt=”Arson” width=”189″ height=”142″ />A 16-year-old Pineville student at the J.S. Slocum Learning Center is charged with aggravated arson.

Investigators believe he set fire to the school gym the night of October 21st. Firefighters found stage curtains smoldering from the fire that had been partially snuffed out. School officials say there was minimal damage to the building.

The boy has been sent to a detention facility.

KLAX ABC 31 News 10/31/14