ACT Policing has taken two teenagers into custody after a grass fire was started in Lawson earlier today (January 8).
Around 1.30pm, ACT Fire and Rescue requested the assistance of ACT Policing after receiving a report that two teenagers were seen lighting a grass fire along Baldwin Drive.
Officers from Gungahlin general duties attended the area and located the two boys aged 13 and 14. They were taken into custody and conveyed to the Belconnen Police Station where they have assisted police with its investigation.
The teenagers have been released into the custody of their parents and will undergo a restorative justice process.