Teen appears in court over school fire

A 14-YEAR-old boy charged with arson following a serious blaze at a Suffolk school has been remanded by Ipswich magistrates this afternoon.

A 14-YEAR-old boy charged with arson following a serious blaze at a Suffolk school has been remanded by Ipswich magistrates this afternoon.

The boy appeared at Ipswich Youth Court after he was charged with deliberately setting fire to St Felix Middle School in Newmarket.

The court has remanded the teenager to secure local authority accommodation until his hearing at West Suffolk Magistrates in Bury St Edmunds on 20 August.