Heavy police presence awakens neighbors in Southwest Topeka

Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 7:30 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The streets remain clear as a heavy police presence at a Southwest Topeka home awoke neighbors early Tuesday morning.

Witnesses told 13 NEWS that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Topeka Police Department arrived at a home in the 3000 block of 33rd St. around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Neighbors told 13 crews that they heard what they originally thought were gunshots, but later believed them to be flashbangs.

13 NEWS did see FBI and TPD personnel on the scene.

The FBI has told 13 NEWS that the presence is related to an ongoing investigative matter.

Both agencies have been contacted about the incident, however, further information has not yet been made available.