Hundreds evacuated from the The Mall of Acadiana due to bomb threat

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UPDATE: According to The Mall of Acadiana Marketing Office, police have given the all clear.

Marketing Manager Jamie Stelly said the Mall will re-open at 4:30 p.m.

Police say they are now tracking phone lines and intend to prosecute all persons responsible for this crime to the fullest extent of the law.

ORIGINAL: The Mall of Acadiana is being evacuated at this hour due to a bomb threat, according to Lafayette Police.

Police Corporal Paul Mouton said a call came into the Mall Security Office shortly after 3 p.m.

No further details have been released.

We have a crew enroute and will continue to follow this story and report any updates as they happen.

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