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Drug Lab Discovery Leads To Evacuation Of Westchester Apartment Building

A Yonkers Avenue apartment building had to be evacuated on Wednesday after equipment and chemicals for a drug manufacturing operation were discovered.
A Yonkers Avenue apartment building had to be evacuated on Wednesday after equipment and chemicals for a drug manufacturing operation were discovered. Photo Credit: Google Maps

An apartment building was evacuated on Wednesday when police found a drug manufacturing lab, Yonkers Police said.

Members of both the Yonkers Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a Yonkers Avenue apartment building after being contacted by Con Edison about the equipment and chemicals.

The incident and arrest forced the closure of Yonkers Avenue East between Nepperhan Avenue and Oak Street for a time on Wednesday as police investigated the scene and removed the drug manufacturing equipment. The building was evacuated as a precaution.

No arrests have been made, and no suspects identified. Keep following Daily Voice for additional details as they become available.

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