Newport News barricade situation ends without incident

Posted at 9:49 PM, Sep 30, 2016

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A man barricaded himself inside a home Friday night after a domestic assault incident, according to police.

Zachary Britt, 22, allegedly assaulted a 22-year-old female in the 900 block of Woodcreek Drive around 5:30 p.m.

The woman left the home and the man did not.

SWAT responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m.

Britt exited the home around 10:45 p.m. and was taken into custody.

He faces charges of strangulation and attempted malicious wounding.

Britt also has outstanding warrants on unrelated matters out of Portsmouth and Chesapeake.