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Richton police arrest 3 after fire, vandalism at Dixie Youth Baseball Complex

Burned concession stand/Photo credit: WDAM Burned concession stand/Photo credit: WDAM
RICHTON, MS (WDAM) -

Richton police have arrested three people for a vandalism and arson last week after the concession stand and press box were burned down at the Dixie Youth Baseball Complex.

Policed arrested two juveniles and an 18-year-old. The 18-year-old is not being named at this time.
Richton Mayor Michael Ruffin credits swift police work for the apprehension of the suspects.
"We won't tolerate people coming into our town and tearing up things that our kids love to play and do,” Ruffin said. “No, we are just not going to tolerate it."

Richton Police said the juvenile who allegedly started the fire may be charged as an adult.

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