NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News police, firefighters, and other federal partners responded to a possible hazardous materials situation.

According to police, officials have been working the incident since 10:35 a.m., which occurred in a residence in the 900 block of 12 Street.

In an update from police Friday night, the residence has been cleared of explosives following the investigation and the area has been reopened.

Police say the person believed the be responsible is in custody at the Norfolk City Jail on warrants obtained earlier this week by the Old Dominion Police Department.

The investigation is ongoing.

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