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Lexington apartment building evacuated after two caught cooking meth

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) – An apartment building in Lexington was evacuated early Thursday morning after the discovery of a meth lab.

Lexington police responded to the Churchwood Apartments on Old Chapin Road just after 6am to reports of a strange odor. Police found suspects in the process of "cooking" the meth in one of the apartments.

The apartment building was evacuated after officials confirmed it was a meth lab. Residents were displaced for about four hours.

Police have arrested two people in connection with the meth lab.

Lexington Sheriff's Department, HAZMAT and Lexington Emergency Management Services also responded.

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