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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On April 5, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report regarding threats being made towards students and facility at Barbe High School.

The investigation revealed an account was created on Instagram, a program used for photo sharing, which showed pictures of the school and students and contained comments that threatened the safety of the facility and students, to be carried out Monday, April 8.

During further investigation, detectives tracked the origin of the I.P. address back to a 14 year old student who attends Barbe High School.

On April 7, the 14 year old student was arrested and booked into the Juvenile Detention Center and is charged with terrorizing.

At this stage of the investigation, detectives have not found that the 14 year old student had any intent or ability to carry out the act and the security of the school was not in any danger.

CPSO Detective Brent Young is the lead investigator on this case.

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