UPDATE: Arrest made in SLCC bomb threat

Lafayette Parish

UPDATE: Authorities have arrested a man in connection with an early morning bomb threat at an SLCC campusl.

Lafayette Police say the have charged 58-year old Brian Taylor with false communications of a bomb threat on a school. Police say he called in the threat.

ORIGINAL POST: LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Authorities are on the scene of a possible bomb threat at SLCC campus.

Police say a call came in to 911 around 9:30 a.m. Students have been removed off campus while the buildings are being searched. Authorities say at this time a bomb has not been found.

Christine Payton, Public Relations Director for SLCC says that they security director was made aware of the threat and then called LPD. Police are sweeping buildings including Devalcourt, Ardoin and Health and Science building.

Payton says that all students and educators will work remotely for the rest of the day.

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