Three boys detained after arson of former youth shelter

Ponca City Now - November 5, 2018 10:02 am

Three 13-year-old boys are in detention in Kay County on complaints of burglary and arson after they were located at Grand Avenue and Pine Street at 2:47 p.m. Sunday.

The three were located after a fire in the 400 block of West Grand Avenue. At one time, the building was a shelter housing juveniles for Northern Oklahoma Youth Shelter. The building is currently listed for sale by poncacityokrealestate.com

A description of the property says it is an unused, retired building. It was also described as unusable due  to a previous fire that started in the wing attached to the brick building. The building size is 4,178 square feet.

 

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