SWAT team surrounds home in Portsmouth, Ohio

The large police presence is in the 500 block of 6th Street.
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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A SWAT team surrounded a home in Portsmouth, Ohio Wednesday morning.

The large police presence is in the 500 block of 6th Street. Officers have been there for at least 4 hours.

The Portsmouth SWAT team in full gear with guns drawn has the city block blocked off.

A man who was inside of the home has been sitting outside while law enforcement collect items.

Law enforcement are assisting the Attorney General's Office in the investigation.

In a press release, the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) says they assisted local authorities in executing a search warrant in Portsmouth.

BCI continues to investigate the case. Those with information about suspicious activity involving the residence are encouraged to contact BCI at 1-855-BCI-OHIO (855-224-6446)

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