10/09/2014 07:28 EDT | Updated 12/09/2014 05:59 EST

Slocan RCMP ask people to stay indoors due to 'serious police incident'

Police in B.C.'s Kootenays region are warning residents near Slocan Lake to stay indoors for the moment.

Slocan RCMP says there is a serious police incident ongoing that is "criminal in nature."

No further details are available.

Members of the public are being asked stay inside for their own safety until further notice.

More to come.