A 38-year-old man is in police custody following a more than 30-hour standoff in Pangnirtung, Nunavut.

RCMP say the "armed and barricaded situation" that began Monday "concluded without incident."

Police say they continue to investigate.

Schools in the community were closed today as a precaution and residents had been asked to stay away from the 300 block area.

In a news release, RCMP thanked the residents of Pangnirtung for their co-operation and patience.