Hampton barricade situation ends without injuries

Posted at 8:42 AM, Jul 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-09 08:42:08-04

HAMPTON, Va. – A barricade situation that started Friday night in Hampton ended without injuries Saturday morning.

Police officers were dispatched to the first block of East Sherwood Ave. shortly before 11 p.m. Friday in reference to a possibly armed barricaded subject.

Officers made several attempts to communicate with the lone individual and deescalate the situation.

After several unsuccessful attempts, the Hampton SWAT team as well as the Crisis Negotiation Team responded to the scene.

Around 4:30 a.m., Hampton SWAT team members made entry into the residence and took the subject into custody without incident.

There were no injuries sustained by the subject or the officers.

The individual was taken a hospital for a mental health evaluation.