15-year-old charged with Tobago arson

A 15-year-old minor is expected to appear before the Scarborough Juvenile Court today, charged with arson, in relation to an incident which occurred in the Mason Hall district over the weekend.

Officers of the Moriah Police Station, led by Sgt. Phillip, responded to a report of a house on fire at Content Trace, Mason Hall, around 10:30 pm on Saturday 13th April, 2019.

Upon arrival, officers observed the wooden structure, which is occupied by a 47-year-old man, engulfed in flames.

The house was completely destroyed in the blaze.

Investigations resulted in the teenager being arrested on Monday in connection with the incident. 

He was positively identified in an identification parade and subsequently charged by Sgt. Phillip on Tuesday 16th April, 2019. 

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