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Suspect arrested in bomb scare on Louisiana campus

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Authorities say a man accused of making a bomb threat that shut down the University of Louisiana last week also is believed to have tried unsuccessfully to rob a bank.

An FBI agent's affidavit says 30-year-old Devin Haywood of Lafayette made the telephoned bomb threat early last Wednesday, then hid outside a bank before it opened.

The affidavit says Haywood pointed a gun at an employee outside the bank.

According to the affidavit, two employees spotted the suspect outside the bank and escaped in their cars after he pulled a gun.

Public defender Wayne Blanchard is defending Haywood. He declined comment Tuesday.

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