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Caddo detectives arrest teen for posting a bomb threat

SHREVEPORT, La. -  Caddo Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested another teenager due to a social media threat, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

At around 3:40 p.m., students and staff at Byrd High reported a bomb threat made against their school to Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy Rufus Porter, the SRO assigned to the school.

Shreveport Fire Department’s Bomb Squad along with Caddo Parish School Board security and CPSO deputies conducted a full sweep of the campus. No bomb was found.

CPSO Cyber Crimes and Youth Services detectives interviewed students and investigated the social media account involved.

Detectives arrested a 15-year-old who posted the threat using a classmate’s social media account. The juvenile was charged with terrorizing and booked into Caddo Juvenile Detention Center.

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Bia Roldan at (318) 658-2959

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