REDWATER, Alta. - RCMP have a man in custody following a standoff at a motel in a rural community north of Edmonton.

Officers responded to a call of an armed man in Redwater on Christmas morning.

At one point, RCMP closed Highway 38 in and out of the town as a precaution.

Police say a man was arrested without incident and no one was injured.

There was no immediate word about any charges.