Colchester County RCMP are surrounding a home after a man, believed to be armed, barricaded himself in a home in the community of Glenholme near the corner of Highway 2 and Highway 4.

At 8:30 a.m. RCMP received a call that a man was threatening to harm himself. When police tried to speak to the man in the home, he barricaded himself inside and threatened to shoot at the police. ​

The public is being asked stay clear of the area.

Cpl. Scott MacRae said police are still trying piece together the details.​

"The situation is very much ongoing so police are assessing the situation," he said.

"We have set a perimeter up for the safety of the public and we are advising the public to please avoid the area until police can get this matter resolved."