Barricade situation resolved

Published 3:46 pm Monday, October 4, 2021

UPDATE: A barricade situation has been peacefully resolved, and two juvenile males have surrendered and been taken into custody, according to a city press release.

Both teens, 17, of Suffolk, have been transported to police headquarters for further questioning before being transported to Chesapeake Juvenile Services, the news release said. Detention orders have been obtained for both.

The scene was secured at 5:30 p.m. There will still be a large police presence in the immediate area while the investigation remains ongoing; however, there is no need for residents to continue to shelter in place.


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The city said it would provide another update Tuesday.

Earlier: Suffolk Police are on the scene of a barricade situation in the area of North Fifth Street and Railroad Avenue, according to a city press release.

The incident occurred at 1:43 p.m. Monday in the Lloyd Place neighborhood after officers were seeking to locate two juvenile subjects that were wanted on multiple felony charges, the press release stated.

The juveniles have barricaded themselves in a shed in the area and are presumed to be armed.

The SWAT team and multiple officers are currently on scene. Citizens and motorists should avoid the area, and residents in the immediate area should shelter in place until advised otherwise.

This investigation is ongoing at this time and there is no further information to provide.