Arson Investigation at Tope Elementary

By: Natalie Pallone Email
By: Natalie Pallone Email

Police are investigating arson at a local elementary school.

Officers say the principal of Tope Elementary found a backpack on fire outside the school at around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday. Police say the principal put it out with an extinguisher and called them.

At this time there is no suspect in the case. If you have any information you're asked to call the anonymous Crime Stoppers tip line at 970-241-STOP.

The fire did not damage the building.

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