Arson charge in bus fire

Police have charged a 12-year-old youth with arson in connection with a school bus fire in Harriston.

On June 30 at approximately 8pm Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the Minto Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Webb Street. It was reported that a parked school bus was on fire.

Damages to the bus caused by the fire exceed $30,000.

Anyone with any information about this occurrence is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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