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9-year-old taken into protective custody after meth lab bust

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Scene of meth lab bust in Richland County. (Source: Courtesy) Scene of meth lab bust in Richland County. (Source: Courtesy)
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

A man and a woman were detained after Richland County deputies found an active meth lab in a home Friday afternoon.

Lt. Curtis Wilson with the Richland County Sheriff's Department said a neighbor called 911 after noticing a strange odor in the area.

Once deputies arrived to the home on Joe Free Road near Chapin, they found an active meth lab, Wilson said.

A 9-year-old child was also found in the home and taken into protective custody, Wilson said.

No injuries were reported.

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