RCMP are on a scene of a barricaded person in Lawrencetown, Lawrencetown, N.S.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are on scene of a barricaded person on Osprey Way in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.

At 10:45 a.m., Cole Harbour RCMP responded to an incident at a residence where a lone male had barricaded himself inside with a firearm.

Responding officers have secured an area around the home and advise that Osprey Way is closed to traffic.

The RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) is attending the scene and an RCMP Crisis negotiator is on site. Halifax Regional Police and EHS are assisting.

Further updates will be provided.

Source: Release

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