South Scotland

Teenagers charged over Peebles park fire

Two teenage boys have been charged with wilful fireraising at Whitestone Park in Peebles.

It follows an incident on Saturday when cardboard and other combustible materials were set alight in the Alexander Lucas Stand in the park.

Police Scotland confirmed that two youths had been charged in connection with the incident.

It added that the boys, aged 13 and 14, would be reported to the Children's Reporter.

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