Families have been told to stay indoors after a police incident on their street.
Officers were spotted in Spode Street in Stoke shortly before 1.30pm today (November 18).
Two patrol vehicles have been spotted on the scene.
StokeonTrentLive has approached Staffordshire Police for a comment.
One resident said: “There’s police on Spode Street. We have been told we have to stay in our houses for our own safety.”
A reporter is going to the scene and we will bring more as we get it.