Teen charged in North Side arson that displaced 6, killed 2 dogs

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Chicago police have charged a teenager in connection with an arson on Chicago's North Side that displaced six residents and killed two dogs. (WLS)

Chicago police have charged a teenager in connection with an arson on Chicago's North Side that displaced six residents and killed two dogs.

Police said a 17-year-old boy is charged with eight felony counts of aggravated arson in connection with a fire in the 1900-block of W. Diversey on Nov. 10.

It's not clear if police believe this teenager is responsible for a string of recent arsons in Lakeview.

Police were looking for an arson suspect believed to be as young as 10 years old.

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