Indio Police confirmed to KESQ News Channel 3 they were serving a search warrant Thursday morning as part of a robbery investigation.
A department spokesman, Ben Guitron, said the police activity was underway along the 80,000 block of Columbia Avenue in a neighborhood just southeast of Miles Avenue and Madison Street at 7:03 a.m.
The Riverside County Sheriffs Department and probation officers were assisting in the effort.
Guitron said people had been detained as officers and deputies searched a home. A KESQ News Channel 3 photojournalist reported seeing at least three people in handcuffs. There was no immediate word of any arrests.
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