(DENTON, Md.)- The Denton Police Department is reporting a barricade situation at a residence on Market Street is under investigation.

Officers have had the home surrounded since 7:20 am Thursday. The Caroline County Department of Emergency Services posted on Facebook that residents and businesses within a half mile radius of the incident should stay indoors. A security perimeter is in place, according to the Caroline County Department of Emergency Services.

Denton Police tell WRDE residents of Savannah Overlook can get out of their community using Camp Road. Residents of Mallard Landing can exit via Blue Heron Drive and turn right on Market Street. Officers will be on location to direct. Mallard residents will not be permitted to return until this incident is resolved.