Series of raids being conducted by authorities in Huntington area

A helicopter flies over the Huntington area Tuesday, where a series of raids are being conducted. (WCHS/WVAH)

Authorities are conducting a series of drug raids Tuesday in the Huntington area.

The Drug Enforcement Administration, some other federal agencies and two helicopters are participating. The raids have been going on since at least 7 a.m. at various houses in the area and possibly in Ohio.

The exact locations of the raids were not immediately available.

Cabell County Schools placed Guyandotte Elementary School in Huntington on lockdown about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday due to police activity in the area. The lockdown was lifted about an hour later.

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