Man arrested following barricade situation on Wellington Street

NORFOLK, Va. – A man is in custody after a barricade situation in Norfolk.

Around 1:10 a.m. Norfolk police responded to a report of a woman being held against her will at a residence in the 6400 block of Wellington Street.

Dominique Brown

When police arrived on-scene, they attempted to make contact with the occupants of the residence but were unsuccessful. As a result, members of the Norfolk police Hostage/Crisis Negotiation Team and Special Operations Team responded to the location.

After several hours, the woman exited the residence and negotiators were able to convince the suspect, 41-year-old Dominque D. Brown, to surrender. Brown was taken into custody without incident. No injuries have been reported.

Brown has been charged with one count of Abduction. Brown also had an outstanding warrant for Third Offense Domestic Assault at the time of this event.

Brown is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

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