Lambton County OPP are working with Sarnia Police after a suspect barricaded him or herself inside a residence in the Village of Point Edward.
Officials stated that provincial police received a request from the Sarnia Police Service to check a residence in the 300 block of Alexandria Avenue for person of interest in relation to an ongoing criminal investigation around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday.
According to police, officers attempted to communicate with a subject inside the residence who refused to cooperate.
As a result of the investigation, the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) along with the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Canine Unit were called in.
Alexandria Avenue between St. Clair Street and Albert Street is closed and the public is being advised to avoid the area.
Officials stated that an update will be released once further information is obtained.