Durham Police have removed a suspect from a home on Barnsdale Court off Valley Ridge Drive following a short stand-off.
Police were dispatched to the area after receiving a call from a security guard who said he was threatened. However when officers arrived, the suspect went into his house and refused to come out.
Officers along with hostage negotiators and Crisis Intervention Team officers are on the scene.
Police removed a suspect from the home around 5 p.m.