HUGHES, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say two teenagers were arrested in eastern Arkansas after they allegedly broke into a Family Dollar store and set it on fire.
St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May says the fire department was alerted at about 4 a.m. Tuesday to a fire at the store. The Times-Herald reports (http://is.gd/33oeOj ) that investigators believe the fire was set by two men who broke into the Family Dollar store.
Authorities arrested the teens on suspicion of commercial burglary, theft and arson. Fire officials say the blaze destroyed the Family Dollar store and an adjacent Laundromat. The sheriff says other buildings in the shopping center sustained smoke damage.
The sheriff says the teens admitted breaking into the store and using lighter fluid to start the blaze. A state fire marshal is investigating.
Information from: Times-Herald, http://www.thnews.com/
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