A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with a fire at a North-east school.
The incident happened at the school at around 1.30pm on January 22.
More than £5,000 of damage was caused to the building’s toilet area in the blaze.
Police today confirmed the teenager has been charged in relation to the alleged fireraising.
Sergeant Wayne Bedford said: “This incident has resulted in a significant amount of damage to a toilet area at the school which will be costly to repair.
“Thankfully the fire was extinguished quickly and no one was injured however it goes without saying that this could have been a far more serious incident.”
The youth will be reported to the Youth Justice Management Unit.