29 Mar 2009

Teenager charged with arson

3:14 pm on 29 March 2009

A 14-year-old Hastings boy has been charged with arson after police say they found him at the scene of the fire in the Mayfair area on Saturday morning.

They are also investigating a string of burglaries and other arsons that occurred within a 500 metre radius.

The 14-year-old will appear in the Hastings Youth Court on Monday on one charge of arson.