Niagara Regional Police are investigating an alleged armed man in Crystal Beach this morning.
Residents in the Ridge Road South, Brunswick Avenue, Rebstock Road and Helen Street area are asked to shelter in place.
A tweet from the Regional Police said negotiators are on the scene.
Police have evacuated homes in the immediate area and have asked nearby residents to stay away from windows and doors. There have been no reports of injuries.
Police investigation in Crystal Beach - residents in area of Ridge Road S, Brunswick Ave, Rebstock Rd and Helen St are asked to shelter in place. Information of an armed male, negotiators are on scene. @SSabourinNRP and @PCPhilGavin are en route for Media. #CBInc pic.twitter.com/Evqh6ry9fP
— NRPS (@NiagRegPolice) February 22, 2018
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