Tauranga school playground set ablaze in suspected arson

Source: 1News

Tauranga Police are seeking the public’s help to assist their investigation into an arson at Merivale School in the early hours of Friday morning.

The playground at Merivale School was set ablaze in suspected arson.

Emergency services responded to reports of a fire at the school at about 12.25am, and when they arrived a playground was well ablaze.

The fire has caused significant damage to the equipment.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may know anything about the fire, and ask them to call 105 and quote the file number 211126/7942.