A 15-year old male from Wantagh was arrested Thursday and charged with setting off a firework at a Wantagh Elementary School playground last summer.
According to Nassau County Arson/Bomb Squad detectives, the male juvenile set off a firework in the rear of Wantagh Elementary School on July 23 at 1:20 p.m. The firework landed on the playground igniting the play set. The teen defendant surrendered on Thursday to detectives at the Seventh Precinct in Seaford.
The juvenile is charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and is scheduled to appear in Family Court on March 20.
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