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Opelousas Junior High student arrested for allegedly calling in bomb threat

Posted at 3:13 PM, May 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-18 16:13:59-04

A student at Opelousas Junior High School was arrested Friday night for allegedly calling in a bomb threat at the school.

Opelousas police say it happened while the school was hosting an event in their gym.

Officers arrived on scene at 9:30 p.m. The school was evacuated while police searched school grounds with the assistance of K-9 bomb detection officer Beau. They later gave the all-clear.

The juvenile student was booked with communicating false information of a planned bombing on school property.