KITCHENER -- Waterloo regional police say they've arrested a women who was threatening people with a firearm on Monday afternoon.

The incident happened in the area of Irvin Street and Lancaster Street around 2 p.m. Officials say a woman was threatening to harm people with the firearm.

The 27-year-old woman was arrested after successful negotiations with police.

She's facing several charges including uttering threats and assault with a weapon.

Police say they seized an imitation firearm.

The woman was held for a bail hearing.