A woman was arrested Monday morning after making a bomb threat and trespassing on the Paul Breaux Middle School campus in Lafayette.
Police say that around 7:00 am a Lafayette Police School Resource Officer was notified of a bomb threat and A woman trespassing on the school’s campus.
The bomb threat was found to be false, according to police. There were no children on campus at the time because of the early hour, LPSS officials say.
LPSS says that a woman was intercepted by staff after entering the grounds of Paul Breaux Middle School Monday morning. She was taking pictures with a tablet, and wouldn’t leave, LPSS officials say. As staff were trying to get her off the property, she allegedly made the threat, officials say.
The woman does not have any children who attend the school; school officials did not know who she was. Officials say they believe she was in the neighborhood and ended up on school property.
Following the investigation, the woman, identified as 36-year-old Naeema A. Ahmed was arrested for Criminal Trespassing and Terrorizing.
Ahmed was not able to make entry into the building.
A sweep of the school was conducted by the Lafayette Parish Fire Department, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Department and Lafayette Police, according to LPSS.
No threats were detected and students returned to class at 8:15 am.