Duluth Police Make Arrest in Lester Park Playground Fire
The Duluth police department announced today that they have arrested a group of juveniles in connection to the October 1st fire at Lester Park Elementary School playground. The suspects remain unnamed because they are minors, but they will be charged with "Felony Negligent Fire Arson in the 5th Degree".
Police said in a statement, "The juveniles were experimenting with fire in the playground area, eventually causing the fire to spread and destroy the playground." Damage to the playground is estimated at $45,o00.