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Iowa City teen charge after trying to light girl's hair on fire

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- An Iowa City teenager faces charges after police say he tried to set a girl's hair on fire.

Iowa City Police were called to Southeast Junior High just before 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2009 for a juvenile complaint.

Police were told that the 13 year-old boy started a girl's hair on fire with a lighter and then put it out.

The boy is charged with Assault with Intent to Inflict Serious Injury and Reckless Use of Fire.

He was taken to the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center.

The girl was not hurt.

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