FBI searching area around Mojave, officials say

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FBI agents are in the Mojave area searching for evidence in an ongoing investigation, an official told 17 News Wednesday afternoon.

Officials would not reveal any other details about what exactly they were looking for or what type of case is being investigated in the area off Highway 58 east of Mojave.

Dozens of FBI agents began their search in the area sometime Wednesday morning.

An FBI official told 17 News that there is no threat to public safety, and they do not expect to remain in the area beyond Friday.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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