Jamestown Police: 2 teen girls charged with arson in Crescent Street fire

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JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB)- Jamestown Police say they’ve charged two teen girls involved in the arson fire at Jamestown Royal last Friday.

Investigators reviewed multiple videos from area businesses and viewed the teenagers, aged 14 and 15, enter the building on Crescent Avenue prior to the fire and exit as the blaze escalated.

Both girls were interviewed and released to a parent. They face charges at Chautauqua County Family Court at a later date.

Kelly Khatib is a digital reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2019. See more of her work here.

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