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8:35 a.m. UPDATE: The man gave up to police and was taken from the home.

CHESAPEAKE -- Chesapeake Police are on the scene of a barricade situation.

Authorities were called to a home in the 700 block of Dissdale Lane around 5:30 a.m.

Det. Dorienne Boykin says the SWAT team and negotiators are working to convince a 21-year old man, who has a weapon, to come out. Authorities say the man has a history of mental health issues and is alone in the home.

Police initially went to the home after a family member contacted police, she told

Because of the situation, police have blocked traffic in that immediate area. An officer was parked at the intersection of Dissdale and Plainfield Avenue.

A 13News Now viewer said school buses were being turned around.

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