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Police serve warrant in Abbeville, scene cleared

Posted: 4:15 PM, Apr 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-24 17:15:41-04

Abbeville Police are assisting the U.S. Marshal Service to serve an arrest warrant at a residence in the city.

The scene has now been cleared. 

Witnesses tell KATC that a heavy police presence was seen near the intersection of Oaklawn Drive and Graceland Avenue. That location is now clear of law enforcement officers. 

A spokesman for police says the Marshals are serving a warrant, with Abbeville Police assisting. Witnesses say that South Louisiana Community College Gulf Area campus on Clover Street was on lockdown while police are in the area.