Possible Columbia Heights drug lab searched

Streets around the Clifton Street Northwest are blocked because of the investigation. Photo: Tom Roussey

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Authorities are combing a potential drug lab inside a Columbia Heights apartment, officials and the Washington Post say.

MPD officials were alerted to possible drug-making materials inside an apartment in the 1300 block of Clifton Street NW late Tuesday afternoon, authorities say.

Several streets in the area are blocked as an investigation continues.