Abandoned meth labs discovered

A dangerous discovery near some southern Kentucky homes now has police investigating.

Officials with Operation UNITE tell us six abandoned meth labs were found in some woods off Highway 62 in Mount Vernon.

Four families live nearby.

Operation UNITE crews, wearing special protective suits, spent the day cleaning up the scene.

They say the abandoned meth labs are a growing problem.

So far, police have not made any arrests in this case.

They say it's very difficult to find people who abandon meth labs.

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