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updated: 9/11/2013 5:58 PM

Downers Grove teen faces arson charge

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Daily Herald staff report

A Downers Grove teenager faces one count of arson after setting fire to a park district facility, according to a police news release.

Police said Kyle McCreddy, 19, of the 6000 block of Brairgate Drive, turned himself in to authorities Wednesday afternoon.

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An investigation led Downers Grove police to believe that McCreedy set fire to a concession pavilion at McCollum Park, 6801 Main St., around 11 p.m. on July 2.

Damage to the structure is estimated at $20,000. No injuries were reported.

McCreedy posted 10 percent of his $50,000 bail and was released. His next court date is Oct. 14.

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