Northmart arson attempts land youth in restorative justice
Police charged a 14-year-old boy with arson in Iqaluit during the afternoon of Dec. 3.
The arrest followed a suspicious fire inside Northmart.
The RCMP forensic unit concluded the fire was set in the staff washroom and storehouse. Staff quickly extinguished the fire, avoiding much damage to the building.
The 14-year-old will be dealt with in the restorative justice system, police say.