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UPDATE: All clear given at David Thibodaux STEM

Posted at 2:08 PM, Apr 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-28 16:05:00-04

UPDATE: The all-clear has been given, and students have been dismissed for the day.

Deputies confirm that it was a bomb threat called in to the school.

Earlier today, we reported that the students were evacuated from the David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy and that a sweep was underway.

A threat was made to the school this afternoon, Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies say, and all students and staff were evacuated, deputies say.

As of 2 p.m., the school had been evacuated and deputies and firefighters were sweeping the school, deputies say.

When a school is in lockdown, parents cannot come on campus and kids can't be checked out.

Deputies were asking everyone to avoid the area to make this sweep move smoothly.