North Yorkshire Police says it has deployed a number of officers to an incident in the village of Thornton-Le-Dale near Pickering.
It involves a search for the driver of a vehicle that was reported stolen. It followed a brief pursuit.
A spokesperson said: “We ask the public to remain alert to any suspicious persons or behaviour and phone us if they see anything out of the ordinary.”
They have not been able to locate the person they were looking for yet.