Man arrested following barricade situation in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A man in Newport News was arrested following a barricade situation early Saturday morning.

According to reports, Newport News police responded to a home in the 100 block of Cedar Avenue to serve a warrant regarding a domestic incident just before 3 a.m. Saturday.

As officers appeared at the scene, the suspect, identified 35-year-old Nathan Anderson, barricaded himself inside the home prompting the Tactical Operations Unit to respond.

Officials say Anderson was taken into custody without incident around 5:30 a.m.

He is charged with one count each of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm within city limits, reckless handling of a firearm, and destruction of property.

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