Armed police surround house in Honiton

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at 4am Credit: BPA MEDIA

There's a large number of emergency service vehicles in a residential area of Honiton this morning.

Devon and Cornwall police say there is an ongoing incident at a house in Chestnut Way. They are concerned about the welfare of a woman inside.

Witnesses have reported at least six police cars and four ambulances.

Armed police were seen surrounding the house by neighbours Credit: BPA Media

Neighbours say they were told to stay inside the their homes as police shouted at a woman to come out with her hands where they could see them.