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Police arrest 5 juveniles in 2 separate arson incidents

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Providence Police have arrested 5 juveniles in two separate incidents of arson.

Police say they have arrested 3 of those juveniles on charges of 1st degree arson, conspiracy, and breaking and enter at 58 and 68 Lexington Avenue.

All three have been charged in family court.

In a separate incident, police arrested and charged 2 juveniles on 4th degree arson charges for setting fire to a picnic table behind Elmwood Community Center.

Police say neighbors helped them identify the suspects by taking pictures with their cell phones during the incident.

According to the police department, there have been no fires in that area since these individuals have been arrested.   

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