The Auburn Police are asking people to avoid Main Street from Elm to Court streets, due to an armed standoff.

According to NewsCenter Maine, police have said there is an armed 29-year-old man holed up in the basement with a woman who police believe is his girlfriend but they are treating it as a hostage situation.

According to the department's Facebook page, Main Street - Elm to Court - is CLOSED to all traffic. Vine Street is closed. Drummond from High to Main is closed.

See the department's post below.

WGME posted this video on its Facebook page.

Video from NewsCenter Maine.