Newport News barricade situation ends without incident


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police were on the scene of a barricade situation in the 900 block of Wood Creek Drive, Friday evening.

According to police, the emergency call came in at 5:34 p.m. about a domestic assault. When officers arrived to the scene, they made contact with a 22-year-old woman who called she was assaulted by her 22-year-old boyfriend, Zachary Britt. The woman made it out of the house, but the man reminded inside.

Zachary Britt (Courtesy: Newport News Police Department)
Zachary Britt (Courtesy: Newport News Police Department)

Police say Britt has warrants out in Chesapeake and Portsmouth, not related to this incident.

Newport News SWAT was called in for the situation.

Police were able to take Britt into custody without incident.

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