HARVARD, Ill. — Two students face several charges for setting off a firework in their high school.
According to police, the incident happened Tuesday inside a bathroom at Harvard High School in the far northwest suburbs.
Police say an explosion from a large firecracker inside the boy’s bathroom caused substantial damage and led to an evacuation of the building.
A 14-year-old and 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with aggravated arson, criminal damage to state-supported property, one count of mob action and one count of reckless conduct.
No one was injured.