13-year-old arrested for making bomb threats to their school
Lafayette, LA – On Thursday, November 3rd, 2022 at approximately 8:30 am School Resource Officers with Lafayette Police Department received a complaint that a student was going around school making verbal threats to bomb the school.
The student and the incident were isolated to the school’s gym and a thorough search of the area was conducted, deeming it safe for operation.
The juvenile male student (13) was placed under arrest and booked into the Lafayette Detention Center for one count of terrorizing.
Lafayette Police released this statement:
The safety of students and school facility are our upmost concern. These threats are serious and law enforcement needs parents and students to understand that there will be zero tolerance as it pertains to these threats of violence.