Police arrest boy, 17, for setting fire to school principal's office

March 8, 2009 20:09

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Sunday evening on suspicion that he set fire to the office of his school principal in Haifa nearly two months ago. According to reports, the boy had thrown a bottle full of gasoline into the office and set it alight. Damage was caused to the building, but nobody was hurt in the incident. During the police investigation which followed his arrest, the boy expressed regret for his act, which was reportedly perpetrated after he was expelled from the school.

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