A teenage boy has been charged with an arson attack that caused “extensive” damage to a co-op building in Co. Meath.
The 17-year-old was arrested yesterday (Tuesday, November 3rd) and interviewed by Detectives at Kells Garda Station.
He was taken to Trim District Court yesterday afternoon and charged with arson at the co-op building at Railway Yard.
The juvenile male was remanded on bail under a number of conditions which will be monitored by Gardai.
The fire occurred at Oldcastle Co-op shortly before 8pm on Saturday (October 31st).
In a statement to That’s Farming, a Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí from Kells and local fire services attended at the scene of a fire at a premises at Railway Yard, Oldcastle, Co Meath on shortly before 8pm on Saturday.”
“There were no reports of anyone injured. Extensive fire damage was caused to the building before it was brought under control by fire service personnel.”