The police hunt for arsonist who torched New Jersey children’s playground for the children with special needs

A playground for the children was set on fire.

(Woodbridge Police)

New Jersey police were searching for a suspect who allegedly torched a playground for the children with special needs Wednesday.

The playground went up in flames around 6 a.m. in the Matthew Jago School #28 in Woodbridge, officials said. Firefighters were able to the fire quickly and no injuries reported.

The special needs of the children’s playground was set on fire Wednesday.

(Port Reading Fire Company #1)

“It’s just heartbreaking. My daughter cried in the back of the car “what the kids are going to do in the autumn when the school starts just very upset,” an unidentified parent told WABC-TV.

The playground was built in 2008 and is designed for children of all ages with special needs, skills and experiences.

“There are 60 different pieces of equipment which the disabled people. A child in a wheelchair can get on the device. It is just a fantastic place,” Mayor John McCormac told WABC.

Woodbridge police posted photographs of the charred children’s playground on Facebook and asked those with any information to contact Det. Jorge Quesada, the head of the police phone number.

Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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