Police: Teen confesses to vandalizing fighter jet in Florissant - KMOV.com

Police: Teen confesses to vandalizing fighter jet in Florissant

FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A suspect has been arrested for vandalizing a historic fighter jet displayed at a Florissant civic center.

Florissant Police responded to a fire early Sunday morning at the James J. Eagan Civic Center where the Air Force F-101F "Voodoo" is displayed. Officers found that someone tried to set the jet on fire by throwing beer bottles filled with a flammable liquid onto the jet.

Witnesses gave dispatchers descriptions of suspects. An officer located a 17-year-old white male hiding behind a tree nearby. The teen was arrested and later confessed to detectives.

Florissant Police are still working to identify the other people involved in the vandalism.
 

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