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Lafayette man indicted in connection with bomb threat at UL Lafayette

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Lafayette, LA (KPLC) - A Lafayette man was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday in connection with a July 16 bomb threat to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and an attempted robbery at a nearby bank later that day.

According to U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley, 30-year-old Devin Haywood is charged with one count of using a facility in interstate commerce to willfully make a threat or maliciously convey false information. He is also charged with one count of attempted bank robbery.

If convicted, Haywood faces 10 years in prison and three years of supervised release for the bomb threat charge. He also faces 20 years in prison and five years supervised release for the attempted bank robbery charge. The charges carry a fine of up to $250,000.

Agencies who assisted in the investigation of this case include the FBI, the ATF, the U.S. Marshals Service, Louisiana State Police, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Police Department.

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