Child Charged With Arson Following Trailer Fire

Prince Edward County OPP have charged a boy, 12, with arson following a trailer fire on County Road 39 near Consecon on Tuesday night.

An investigation led officers to arrest the boy, who faces charges of break and enter, commit an indictable offence, and arson.

Another boy, 11, was also involved in the trailer fire, however he will not be charged due to his age.

The children's names will be released in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The boy who was charged, was held for a Show Cause Hearing on April 5 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.