Rayne Police respond to multiple “terrorizing incidents” at local schools


Rayne Police Department has responded to multiple terrorizing incidents at local schools in the last week, according to a post on their Facebook page.


“On Monday, April 12, 2021, Armstrong Middle School received multiple emails threatening a bombing and mass shooting event. An investigation identified a 14-year-old female Armstrong student as the sender of the emails. The student was charged with five counts of terrorizing.“


“On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 10:55 AM, Rayne High School received a bomb threat by telephone. The school was cleared of students. The campus was searched using multiple dogs trained to find explosive devices. No devices were found and the school was released back to staff at 1:30 PM. This matter is under investigation and an arrest is probable.”


The information above came from a Facebook post made by the Rayne Police Department.