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Police Charge 17-Year-Old With Arson For Anne Arundel County Medical Center Fire

MILLERSVILLE, Md. (WJZ)– A 17-year-old Annapolis boy has been arrested and charged with arson in connection with a fire at the Anne Arundel Medical Center Health Sciences Building.

Anne Arundel County firefighters responded on June 23 to a fire alarm at the building and found a small fire in an elevator. Investigations revealed that the fire was intentionally set.

Police distributed surveillance pictures of the person of interest and arrested the juvenile after interviewing him.

He has been charged with first-degree arson, second-degree malicious burning, malicious destruction of property and reckless endangerment.

The teen has been released to his parents and a hearing has been scheduled for July.

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