FBI releases statement on hazardous material incident in west Lawton

FBI releases statement on hazardous material incident in west Lawton
OHP Bomb Squad and Lawton PD investigate Green Terrace Apts.

LAWTON, OK (TNN) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken over the lead investigative role into the ongoing incident happening at the Green Terrace Apartments in west Lawton.

The FBI released the following statement on Thursday morning about the incident:

The FBI is responding alongside federal, state, and local partners to a residence in Lawton, Oklahoma that may contain hazardous material.

Following the execution of a narcotics arrest warrant, conducted by Lawton Police Department, materials were found inside the residence with an indication of hazardous properties.

The subject of the arrest warrant is currently in custody.

Assisting agencies include the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Oklahoma National Guard, Lawton Police Department, Lawton Fire Department, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and the Comanche County Office of Emergency Management.

Law enforcement has established a safe perimeter at the location and asks that all individuals stay away from the area.

As this is an ongoing matter, no further information or specific details will be released at this time.

We have crews working to gather more information and will bring you the latest updates as we get them. You can count on us to keep you updated as we learn more.

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