2 minors charged with vandalism, attempted arson in North Park

CHICAGO (SCS) — Two minors are charged with damaging and attempting to set fire to property at a business on Saturday night in the North Park neighborhood.

A 12-year-old boy is charged with one count of criminal damage worth $10,000-100,000 and one count of attempted arson. A 12-year-old girl is also charged with one count of criminal damage worth $10,000-100,000.

Police say around 10:35 p.m. officers responded to a report that a vehicle parked inside a business was damaged and attempted to be set on fire in the 5200 block of North Kimball Avenue . When they arrived, they observed two minors fleeing on foot.

The miners were captured on block 5200 of North Benard. They were identified by an unknown witness and taken into custody.

No other information was immediately available.

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