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Two youths accused of setting fire to Attica playground equipment

ATTICA – Attica police have arrested two 16-year-olds accused of intentionally setting wooden equipment on fire in Attica Village Park over the weekend.

Firefighters responded at about 4 p.m. Saturday to the park on Market Street to extinguish the burning playground equipment.

Eyewitnesses and surveillance equipment in the park helped police apprehend both suspects after they fled from the park. The two youths, whose names haven’t been released, were arraigned in Attica Village Court on fifth-degree arson charges, according to police.