SWAT team swarms northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood

Police were attempting to serve probation warrant

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The Miami-Dade Police Department’s SWAT team moved in on a northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood Wednesday morning as they attempted to serve someone with a probation warrant.

The incident occurred near Northwest 57th Street and 19th Avenue.

Local 10 News had a crew at the scene as police dogs and equipment went inside a home in the area as police helicopters hovered above.

Police confirmed they were trying to serve a probation warrant but the suspect fled the scene.

A view from Sky 10 showed SWAT team members searching for the suspect as they went house to house.

Many points to the neighborhood were blocked as police set up a perimeter.

Two nearby schools, Charles R. Drew Elementary and Middle were both affected by the large perimeter.

Authorities said the suspect was not found and the perimeter has since been broken down.

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