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Fugitive barricaded in Newport News home taken into custody by police

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police responded to a tactical situation Friday night.

Police say 19-year old Mostapha Atwa  was seen in the 700 block of 74th Street around 7 p.m.

Atwa was wanted for the robbery of a CNU student that occurred in October.

Accoring to police, he locked himself inside a home in the area and police spent nearly five hours getting him out.

Atwa was taken into custody by the Newport News Tactical Team at 12:15 a.m. No one was injured.