Updated May 24, 7:09 p.m.
The police incident has now ended safely. Residents are free to leave their homes.
Red Deer RCMP are on scene for a police incident on Hepworth Close in Red Deer Alberta. Although the situation is currently contained, police are asking everyone to avoid Hepworth close. If you are residing in the area, stay inside unless advised otherwise by police. Police also ask that residents not post photographs of police on social media during this incident.