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Palm Beach Gardens police arrest 14-year-old for setting off fireworks in mall

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Posted at 1:40 PM, Jan 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-05 14:26:03-05

Palm Beach Gardens police announced the arrest of a 14-year-old boy accused of lighting a small bundle of fireworks inside The Gardens Mall.

Police say the boy threw the lit bundle near the Nordstrom store and caused a disturbance on Jan. 1.

The 14-year-old, from Jupiter, is facing charges for disorderly conduct and throwing a missile into a dwelling.

Officers took the boy to the Palm Beach County Juvenile Assessment Center.

The investigation remains open, according to police.