Teen charged in connection with Pineville school fire
Pineville, LA - State Fire Marshal investigators have arrested and charged a 16 year-old student at J.S. Slocum Learning Center in Pineville with one count of Aggravated Arson.
Authorities say the teen set a fire intentionally in the school gym last week.
Firefighters found the stage curtains in the gym smoldering when they arrived.
No one was hurt.
The 16 year-old is currently being held in the Renaissance Home for Juveniles in Alexandria.