West Shore RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the Station Avenue area while they respond to a police incident Tuesday evening. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

West Shore RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the Station Avenue area while they respond to a police incident Tuesday evening. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Active police incident in Langford prompts police to request nearby residents stay inside

West Shore RCMP ask public to avoid Station Avenue and Peatt Road area

West Shore RCMP remains tight-lipped about the heavy police presence in Langford Tuesday evening.

Shortly after 5 p.m. RCMP responded to a police incident on Meaford Avenue near Peatt Road and blocked off portions of surrounding streets including Orono Road, Station Avenue, Phipps Road and Revilo Place.

Military police, the canine unit and the Emergency Response Team were all on scene.

“We ask that the public remain patient with police and stay away from the area during our investigation,” said West Shore RCMP Const. Nancy Saggar in a statement. “The West Shore RCMP will provide updates as they come in.”

Police asked residents in the area to stay inside of their homes and declared the incident over at approximately 10 p.m.



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West Shore RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the Station Avenue area while they respond to a police incident Tuesday evening. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

West Shore RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the Station Avenue area while they respond to a police incident Tuesday evening. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

West Shore RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the Station Avenue area while they respond to a police incident Tuesday evening. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

West Shore RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the Station Avenue area while they respond to a police incident Tuesday evening. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

West Shore RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the Station Avenue area while they respond to a police incident Tuesday evening. (File Photo)

West Shore RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the Station Avenue area while they respond to a police incident Tuesday evening. (File Photo)