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Police Detain 10-Year Old Suspect in Arson at Local Business

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

A 10-year old boy was detained by police officers Wednesday evening after he was found near a garage fire in the 6200 block of SPID, which firefighters believe was intentionally set.

Officers discovered the boy was reported as a runaway earlier Wednesday and returned him home. They believe he may have caused the fire.

An estimated $5,000 in damage was done to the garage, but thankfully, no one was hurt.

Arson is a second degree felony.