Attempted arson at DePaul Theatre School Thursday

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Public Safety issued an alert Thursday regarding an attempted arson at the Theatre School.

A male reportedly walked into the Theatre School just after noon Thursday on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus and entered the restroom. According to the alert, “it is believed that the male set a magazine on fire inside the restroom garbage can.”

The fire was immediate put out. There were no damage or injuries reported as a result of the incident.

Individuals with any further information regarding this incident are encouraged to notify the Chicago Police or DePaul Public Safety at 773-325-7777.