Large law enforcement presence reported near Dollar General outside Athens late Sunday night

ATHENS, Ala. – A large law enforcement presence was reported late Sunday night near a Dollar General on Highway 99 in Limestone County. It happened just after 10:30 p.m.

Deputies on the scene would not confirm why they were near the Dollar General but a search team and canines could be seen.

When asked about the situation WHNT News 19 was told they weren’t able to comment and referred us to the office spokesperson.   We have reached out for comment but have not received any more information at this time.

We are working to find out exactly what happened. You can count on WHNT News 19 to bring you the latest both on air and online.

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