Police take several people into custody near Longview Park on Wednesday afternoon

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Neighbors gathered while a heavy police presence was in the 1300 block of 14 1/2 Street, Rock Island, shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Several people were taken into custody while law enforcement served a warrant, police said.

Officers, including Rock Island Police and Rock Island County Sheriff’s Deputies, went in and out of a house in the middle of the block, where an armored police vehicle was parked. Some officers wore tactical gear and carried rifles.

Our Local 4 News crew, the only station at the scene, saw most officers leave by 3 p.m. Detectives remained inside the residence.

Some neighbors stood outside and yelled at the officers.

We do not know who was in custody or what charges may be filed.

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