Police: 2, including teen, set school playground on fire

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PINE HILL -

Police have arrested two people, including a minor, for allegedly setting a school playground in Pine Hill on fire.

The incident happened around 2 a.m. back on June 22 at John H. Glenn Elementary School.

Police arrested Christian Taunitas, 21, as well as a 16-year-old, after reviewing security footage from the school.

According to police, the pair lit several fires near benches and playground equipment.

Both were charged with criminal offenses.

Officials estimate the fires caused over $75,000 in damage.

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