Two teens accused of setting playground equipment on fire

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ATTICA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Two teens are charged with arson after police say they were caught on camera setting fire to playground equipment.

Attica Police say two 16-year-olds were arrested Saturday after an investigation by the fire department determined wooden playground equipment at the Village Park had intentionally been set on fire. Investigators say surveillance equipment and eyewitness accounts led to the arrest of the youths a short time after the blaze was set.

Both are due in court next month. Police did not release their names. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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