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."