Three juveniles are
under arrest after breaking into the old Woonsocket Middle School
and attempting to set it on fire.
Police arrived at
the old school on Park Place
after the alarm company reported hearing voices from inside the building.
When police arrived
they witnessed two of the kids running from the scene, the third youth was found
near the school with an injured ankle. He told police he hurt himself while jumping
off the fire escape. He was taken into custody and transported to Landmark Medical Center
The other youths were
several small fires smoldering in the bathrooms of the abandoned school as well
as a fully discharged fire extinguisher.
The three were charged
with Breaking and Entering, Second Degree
Arson, Vandalism, and two counts of Conspiracy.