Nov 29, 2022

Police: Alleged arson fire in bathroom at Kansas high school

Posted Nov 29, 2022 5:00 PM

RILEY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating alleged arson at Manhattan High School.

Just before 11a.m. Monday, officers filed a report for aggravated arson at Manhattan High School in the 2100 block of Poyntz Avenue.

According to the Riley County Police Department activity report, a bathroom soap dispenser was lit on fire. A teacher with a fire extinguisher  quickly put the fire out.  The incident remains under investigation. 

Anyone with information can contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.