Wanted suspect not found inside Newport News apartment complex after barricade situation

Generic: Day Police Lights
Posted at 7:26 PM, Jul 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-27 11:53:03-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department said a subject wanted for felony malicious wounding was not found after he appeared to barricade himself inside an apartment complex.

According to police, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers spotted the wanted individual driving on Old Courthouse Way. Officers attempted a traffic stop, but the individual did not comply, police said.

Police pursued the individual into the 800 block of Lucas Creek Road, where the wanted individual stopped the vehicle and ran into an apartment complex.

The individual was not found at the apartment complex after a search.

A search warrant was executed to recover any evidence from the scene. The individual's warrants are still outstanding.