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BOYS UNDER 12 QUESTIONED FOR SETTING FIRE, SLASHING TIRES

(Richmond, IN)--Richmond police were investigating Monday to see if two boys who set a house on fire on North West 6th are the same boys who slashed dozens of tires.  Peacock Road was shut down at around 3 o’clock Monday afternoon to allow firefighters to put out a fire that had been intentionally set at a vacant home.  Up to 50 tires had been slashed in the same area.  The boys that were questioned were under 12 years old.  Damage to the house was kept to about $2000.