PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg Police Department was conducting an investigation on Washington Street and the roadway was closed, according to a tweet at 2 a.m.

The investigation was at the 1500 block of W. Washington Street.

The roadway was said to be closed at Atlantic Avenue and Washington Street, and Grayson Street and Washington St.

Residents were asked to avoid the area.

8News has reached out to learn what the investigation was for.