BREAKING NEWS: Teenager charged with arson after Millais School fire

Millais fire, photo by Rachael Kearley
Millais fire, photo by Rachael Kearley

A 16-year-old girl who was arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at the Millais School in Horsham on Thursday (20 March) has been charged.

The girl who cannot be identified for legal reasons has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life and remanded to attend Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (25 March).

Chief inspector Howard Hodges, Horsham district commander said: “We remain committed to helping the School community return to normality.

“I would like to thank both the pupils, staff and wider school for their support during this investigation and to give reassurance to the wider Horsham community that events of this nature are isolated and rare.”