After four social media threats to Evangeline Parish schools cancelled classes parish-wide Tuesday, Evangeline Parish Superintendent Darwan Lazard said officials found no bombs or dangers on campuses after a thorough search.
"We're taking it very seriously, any threat," Lazard said. "We're going to take action that's appropriate."
The Ville Platte Police Department arrested a juvenile Monday following multiple social media threats that led to the closure of Evangeline Parish schools, said Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue.
Lartigue said officers arrested a 15-year-old boy who officials connected to at least one of the four threats made on social media directed at area schools. The juvenile, who is accused of threatening to shoot students at Ville Platte High School was booked on a count of terrorizing, Lartigue said.
Lartigue said officials continue to investigate if the juvenile was connected to the three other threats made in the parish, another which was also directed at Ville Platte High, another at Pine Prairie High School and a third that bombs were in all parish schools.
The juvenile has not been identified.
Lazard said local law enforcement officials are working with State Police and the FBI to respond to the threats and determine
Lazard said Evangeline schools will resume classes Wednesday.