NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police say a man has been arrested following a barricade situation Sunday night in Newport News.

According to police, officers responded to a call in reference to a barricaded subject around 7:21 p.m. in the 600 block of 73rd Street.

Police say the subject was a man and that the person who reported the barricade, who is known to the subject, stated that the man was armed.

The situation was domestic related and the man was alone in the residence at this time, according to police.

Around 1:30 a.m., police reported that the man, identified as 57-year-old Moses Lee Tilfer Jr. was detained. He has been charged with one count each of assault on a family member and pointing/brandishing a firearm.

Moses Lee Tilfer Jr. (Courtesy – NNPD)

No further information has been released at this time.