14-year-old accused of setting fire to MNPD vehicle with fireworks

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Posted at 9:11 PM, Jul 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-12 11:57:27-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF)  — A 14-year-old has been accused of setting fire to a Metro Nashville Police Department vehicle using fireworks on Monday night.

Police said a department SUV was parked at an off-duty officer's home in the Hermitage Precinct when the teen allegedly threw a firework onto the property.

Fortunately, no one was hurt. The teen was taken to the juvenile detention center and is now facing an arson charge.