NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Four more boys were arrested this week after allegedly torching a school bus for a Jewish school for girls in Brooklyn.

According to police, the suspects put several cardboard boxes inside of a yellow school bus after the driver dropped off a group of students at the Bnos Orthodox Jewish School for Girls on Brooklyn Avenue.

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The boys then set the cardboard boxes on fire, causing damage to the vehicle, police said.

Five people wanted in connection with setting fire to a school bus in Brooklyn (credit: NYPD)

Five people wanted in connection with setting fire to a school bus in Brooklyn (credit: NYPD)

The boys ran away just as smoke and flames started to engulf the bus. The video shows one of them coming back on a bike and taking a picture.

On Monday, police arrested another 11-year-old boy who they believe was the mastermind of the incident. He is facing arson and criminal mischief charges, both as a hate crime, for allegedly torching the empty Yeshiva school bus.

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Four other boys — another 11-year-old, two 14-year-olds and a 12-year-old were taken into custody on Thursday.

The boys, all from Brooklyn, were charged with arson as a hate crime and criminal mischief as a hate crime, police said.

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The NYPD also confirmed that they are looking into another incident involving kids in the same age range, that took place last week. In that incident the suspects allegedly threw a rock or brick at a school bus.