Man charged with abduction after barricade situation on Wellington St. in Norview area of Norfolk


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man was taken into custody following an hours-long barricade situation Thursday morning in the Norview area of the city.

Police said 41-year-old Dominique D. Brown is charged with one count of abduction in connection with the barricade situation, police wrote in a news release around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

He also had an outstanding warrant for third offense domestic assault at the time of the incident Thursday morning, police said.

The incident started around 1 a.m. in the 6400 block of Wellington Street, near Norview Avenue, with SWAT and bomb squad units responding.

Norfolk police take a man into custody following an hours-long barricade situation Thursday morning on Wellington Street.

Brown was allegedly holding a woman against her will inside the residence.

Police arrived on scene and attempted to make contact with the people in the residence, but were unsuccessful.

Then, members of the Norfolk Police Hostage/Crisis Negotiation Team and Special Operations Team responded to the area.

Officers shut down both Wellington and nearby Picadilly Street. Several hours passed, but Brown was taken into custody around 7:20 a.m. without incident.

Brown is currently being held at the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

There are no other details at this time. Stay tuned to for updates.

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