Armed officers have been deployed to a section of the canal at Long Eaton in Derbyshire. This is part of an on going incident involving a man on a boat thought to be armed.
Derbyshire Police said they were talking to the man at the scene of the stand-off in Sandiacre, near Long Eaton.
The incident is taking place just off Town Street. No one has been injured and no shots have been fired a police spokesman said.
Edit:The soft northern Jessie gave up this morning.