NEVADA, Iowa — Officials say a sheriff’s deputy in central Iowa was treated at a hospital after being exposed to an unknown chemical while he was helping serve a search warrant.

The Story County Sheriff’s Office says the deputy was with the Central Iowa Drug Task Force as it executed a search warrant Friday in Ames. During the search, the Story County deputy displayed symptoms of being exposed to an unknown chemical. He was evaluated on scene and at Mary Greeley Medical Center and released.

The sheriff’s office said details about the incident are being withheld as officials investigate.

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