Teens arrested for church arson

Two teens have been charged with arson for a 2017 fire that destroyed the sanctuary building of a Las Vegas Church.  Police are not releasing the names of the two because of their age.

(2017 File video story from the Las Vegas Review-Journal)

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the fire caused $1.3 million in damage to the Zion Methodist Church.

A spokesperson for the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Wednesday said the teens are charged with arson, conspiracy and burglary.

A motive for the criminal act has not been announced.

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