ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (KLFY) – St. Martinville Junior High School is back in business after dealing with a bomb threat issued this afternoon, police said.
St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the bomb threat at St. Martinville Junior High School just before school was let out. The Parish Superintendent Allan Blanchard released a statement that said that students were evacuated and law enforcement was called.
After a crisis plan was put in place and followed, St. Martin Parish Superintendent Allen Blanchard confirmed that no explosives were found and that students went back to class.
Just before school let out, there were parents at the school checking students out of class because of the call they received about the bomb threat. Some parents were unaware of the treat as they waited in the carpool line for the students to be dismissed.
One parent, Lacey Edmond told News 10 that she received the call about the treat at 2:30 p.m., and questioned why should her kids go to school if they are safe or do not feel safe.
The investigation into who made the bomb threat is ongoing, authorities said.