SUDBURY -- The man, who was in possession of a weapon, is now in custody, police tweeted late Tuesday morning.

"Investigation is ongoing," the tweet said. "Thank you to the public for their patience in this matter."

Update No. 2

Police are dealing with a man who has barricaded himself within a residence, police tweeted Tuesday morning.

"Patrol officers and tactical officers on scene," the tweet said. "Motorists asked to avoid area. Residents of Beatty Street please remain indoors."

Update No. 1

Police are asking residents in the Beatty Street area to remain inside their homes as they deal with an unspecified incident.

"Update to follow," police tweeted Tuesday morning.

Original story:

Few details are available at this hour, but Greater Sudbury Police are on Beatty Street dealing with an incident.

The public is asked to avoid the Donavan-area street while police deal with the matter.

This story will be updated as more information comes available.