Mile Cross Phoenix Centre: Norwich boys guilty of arson

Phoenix Children's Project Centre The Phoenix Centre was empty at the time of the fire

Related Stories

Two boys have been found guilty of setting fire to a children's centre, causing damage estimated at £100,000.

The Phoenix Centre in Mile Cross, Norwich, was gutted by the late night fire on 15 December.

The boys, who are 15 and 16 and from the Norwich area, were found guilty of arson following a trial at Norwich Youth Court.

Their cases have been adjourned for further reports and they will be sentenced on 30 July.

The property, refurbished after volunteers helped raise £500,000 to buy it in 2006, was empty at the time of the fire.

The roof and several of the community rooms were badly damaged.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Norfolk

Weather

Norwich

Min. Night 10 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.