Boy held over fire at school
A 15-YEAR-OLD BOY has been charged in connection with wilful fireraising that caused £10,000 worth of damage at a school.
The incident is alleged to have happened at Paradykes Primary School in Loanhead, Midlothian.
A shed with specialist play equipment was destroyed. Police said the boy will be reported to the Children’s Reporter.
Inspector John Dryden of Penicuik police station said: “It was fortunate that no-one was injured as a result of the fire. However, children who rely on the specialist equipment have been deprived.”