Student in Custody After Mexico High School Fire
MEXICO - Police arrested a 15 year-old student at Mexico High School Thursday for starting a fire inside the school.
Around 10 a.m., Mexico Public Safety Officers and Volunteers found a small trash can fire on the second floor bathroom.
The fire was put out by an on-duty school officer with a fire extinguisher.
Police said the 15 year-old taken into custody had made threatening statements earlier in the day. The juvenile was transferred to a juvenile detention center and is charged for Knowingly Burning.
Everyone was evacuated from the building and no injuries were reported.
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