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Two teenagers charged in connection with wilful fire-raising

Published 15 March 2020

Police can confirm that two 16-year-old male youths have been charged in connection with wilful fire-raising in the Wester Hailes area of Edinburgh.

They were both charged with a fire on Murrayburn Drive that was reported around 8pm on Friday, 13 March.

A report will be submitted to Procurator Fiscal and they will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday, 16 March, 2020.

Enquiries are ongoing into the fire on Calder Crescent and officers are following positive lines of enquiry in relation to the instances of assault.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the incidents and who may have any information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 3544 of 13 March.


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