One person in custody following barricade situation in Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Officers responded to the scene of an armed barricaded subject situation on East Preston Street in Hampton Monday afternoon.

Officers took one person into custody, after the situation ended peacefully.

Police officials tweeted about the situation at 1:48 p.m. Monday.

The scene was in the 1st block of East Preston Street, off of North King Street — less than two miles from Langley Air Force Base. The situation caused the closure of King Street between Lamington Road and Bayberry Court for about an hour.

No one was injured, but the person taken into custody was transported to a local hospital for medical evaluation, police said. No charges are pending.

10 On Your Side reached out to Hampton City Schools — there were no schools on lockdown as a result of this incident.

Photo courtesy: Kelly Bryant Wilson
Photo courtesy: Kelly Bryant Wilson

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