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Lafayette High Bomb Threat Arrest

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January 17, 2023

Lafayette High Bomb Threat Arrest

Lafayette, LA – Lafayette Police Department was made aware of a threat of involving a planned bombing at Lafayette High School located at 3000 W. Congress Street.  The school was evacuated and ULL’s bomb dog was brought in along with additional officers to do a thorough sweep of the school to ensure that no suspicious devices were on campus.  At 10:20 am the school was cleared for students and faculty to return back to the building. 

Today an arrest was made for the above threat.  The juvenile suspect, 17 years of age, was arrested on one count of Terrorizing and booked into the Lafayette Juvenile Detention Home.

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