One in custody after “armed subject” call

WAVY/Liz Palka
WAVY/Liz Palka

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – One person was taken into police custody Saturday evening after a call about an “armed subject.”

Misty Holley with the Portsmouth Police Department said officers were called to a home on Irwin Street to investigate an “armed subject” around 5 p.m.

Holley said officers are on the scene investigating the incident, and one person was detained. There is no word at this time about possible charges. Police were checking to see if anyone else was in the house.

Neighbors told WAVY News 10’s Liz Palka police asked them not to leave their houses.

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