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Man arrested for threats to LaGrange High School

Posted at 9:48 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 10:48:01-05

A Lake Charles man has been arrested for alleged threats to LaGrange High School.

On Tuesday March 3, 2020 at around noon,the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office School Resource Officer at LaGrange High School in Lake Charles was notified of someone threatening to allegedly come to the school with a gun.

Detectives say they learned that 20-year-old Christopher D. Thomas of Lake Charles had allegedly threatened a student that attends LaGrange. They say he stated he was going to the school for that student with a gun.

Thomas was located later the same day and arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with terrorizing; and simple assault.

His bond is still pending.