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Boy, 14, charged with Polbeth woodland path fire

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire that happened in West Lothian.

A newly installed woodland pathway which links Polbeth with West Calder was set alight, causing extensive damage last Friday

The incident happened at about 13:00, in the area of Chapelton Drive.

Police said inquiries were ongoing to trace further suspects believed to be involved in the incident, and urged witnesses to come forward.

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