{"headline18"/}COBLESKILL _ A 13-year-old boy was arrested in connection with arson two weeks ago at the Cobleskill fairgrounds.

The boy, who was not identified, was charged with fifth-degree arson, a misdemeanor, and felony criminal mischief. He was issued an appearance ticket dated Nov. 11 for the Schoharie County Probation Department, according to police.

The boy is alleged to have started a fire at about 4 p.m. Oct. 11 on a 16-foot flatbed trailer containing construction debris from renovations being done to the grandstand bathrooms, police said.

The trailer was heavily damaged by the blaze, police said.

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