SWAT team searches Kennewick home (Kennewick police)

Kennewick police issued an emergency closure of the area surrounding the intersection of 27th and Fruitland late Friday afternoon, shortly before 3pm.

Little is known except that police and the SWAT team are executing a search warrant.  Police say a residence is being searched in that area.

There is an alternate route set up for traffic. No timetable given on how long it will last.