UPDATE 4:15 p.m.: The Opelousas Police Department has announced an arrest has been made in two of the school threats, as well as one on a local restaurant.

Police said a 15-year-old has been arrested in connection with threats made to Opelousas High School and the Center for Academic Programs, as well as one to McAllister’s restaurant on Tuesday.

Police said the minor will be charged with three counts of Terrorizing. The same person is rersponsible for “several calls made to other schools in St. Landry Parish,” authorities said.

The St. Landry Parish School Board released a statement about the bomb threats confirming an arrest has been made.

The board said the Opelousas Police Department, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department and other agencies responded and thanked the school administrators at all the schools.

UPDATE 2:15 p.m.: St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that all five schools have been cleared, and students are on their way back into their classes.

UPDATE 1:03 p.m.: Law enforcement personnel have finished sweeping Northwest High, and have given the all-clear. Students are returning to class.

UPDATE, 12:57 P.M.: St. Landry Parish law enforcement is now responding to bomb threats at 5 schools, including Northwest High. Opelousas High, Washington Trade School, Center for Academic Programs (CAPS), and St. Landry Accelerated Transitional School (SLATS) have also received threats and have been evacuated. Students at all the schools are currently safe and bomb sniffing dogs are sweeping Northwest High. Once done there, they will move on to the other schools.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

ORIGINAL, 12:21 P.M.: OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) — St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz has confirmed that Northwest High School has been evacuated due to a bomb threat phoned into the school.

Authorities said all students and staff are safe and secure while St. Landry deputies are searching the school with the use of their bomb dogs.  An investigation is underway. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.