A 27-year-old man was taken into custody by the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, following a peaceful end to an armed standoff on Thorburn Road in St. John's.
The RNC responded to the incident around 11:15 a.m. Police officers were able to negotiate with the man and end the standoff.
Officers seized two firearms from the residence, but the RNC has not specified the type of firearms.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is reporting that a man is barricaded in a house on Thorburn Road and is believed to be armed.
The incident is near the Outer Ring Road overpass.
The Telegram will post more information online as it becomes available.