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Three teens arrested after school vandalism

3 years 11 months 2 weeks ago June 05, 2013 Jun 5, 2013 Wednesday, June 05 2013 June 05, 2013 4:25 PM in News
Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office
By: Russell Jones

WATSON - Sheriff's deputies arrested three Livingston Parish teens today after they said they broke into the old Live Oak High School fieldhouse and started a fire.

Investigators said the teens, two of which were 13 and one of which was 14, are all students in the Live Oak School District.

Deputies said they were called to the school around 6:30 a.m. and found the field house and two rooms in the main high school building had been broken into. They said the rooms had been spray-painted, windows and equipment had been broken, fire extinguishers had been emptied and a fire had been started.

Investigators said the total damage was estimated to be to more than $25,000.

Deputies charged the teens with burglary, attempted aggravated arson and felony criminal damage to property. They booked the trio into the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center, and said more charges could be coming.

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