Suspicious package with ingredient to make meth found in home near Cleveland elementary school

CLEVELAND - Investigators found a backpack with an ingredient used to make meth at a home near a Cleveland elementary school Thursday morning.

At approximately 1:40 am, Second District officers responded to 1701 Spring Road to assist case workers from the Department of Children and Family Services. The case workers were at the scene at the home, which contained a possible meth lab, reporting children were inside.

Upon arrival, a Second District supervisor requested the assistance of the bomb squad, who responded for the removal of materials associated with a working meth lab.

Three children were taken into custody by children's services to the Jane Edna Hunter Center.

The number of arrests is not yet confirmed.

The home is located in the vicinity of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School.

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