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Six teenagers arrested for arson at Mission Manor Park

Posted at 9:40 AM, May 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-21 20:27:45-04

Tucson police arrested six teenagers near Mission Manor Park for arson Saturday.

According to Sgt. Pete Dugan with TPD, it was reported that several juveniles were seen running from a large fire at the park bathrooms around 4 a.m.

Officers were able to locate the suspects, a total of three boys and three girls ranging in age from 14 to 16 years-old, and charged all six with Arson of a Structure and Felony Criminal Damage.

At least one other suspect is still outstanding.

While investigating, officers learned that the teens were also responsible for several brush fires that have occurred on Tucson's southside over the past several months. Additional charges are pending.