CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Area residents will see a heavy law enforcement presence on St. Charles Avenue.

The Charlottesville Police Department is assisting the FBI with an operation on the 800 block of St. Charles Avenue.

There are multiple officers and armored vehicles in the area.

Because of this activity, Locust Avenue has been blocked off at the Route 250 Bypass exit along with St. Charles Avenue.

The FBI is conducting a raid of some kind at a home on St. Charles Avenue with a tactical team.

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, no further information is available regarding what is happening, but officials say information will be released as it becomes available.