After bringing in SWAT, police leave Monroe neighborhood without explanation

It's at Plum and South 3rd Street.
Published: Aug. 24, 2022 at 5:31 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2022 at 5:56 PM CDT
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UPDATE: 5:50 p.m. - Monroe police left the scene without any explanation at around 5:45 p.m. We are reaching out to them to find out what happened.

Return here for further updates as we learn new information.

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - There is a heavy police presence in a Monroe neighborhood right now.

A SWAT team is on the scene at Plum and South 3rd Street. A Monroe PD mobile command center is parked in the area.

Small crowds are also gathered alongside the road.

It’s unclear why exactly they are there, but we have a crew on the scene investigating.

This is breaking news. Will bring you more updates shortly.