UPDATE: Man arrested after barricade situation at Chesapeake motel

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Chesapeake, Virginia -  A barricade situation at Studio and Suites 4 Less on Battlefield Boulevard near Wal-Mart ended peacefully around 5:30am Tuesday when the suspect surrendered to police.

Police have arrested 38-year-old Alan Lawson of Newport News in reference to the barricaded/SWAT incident.

Photo: Alan Lawson

Photo: Alan Lawson

Lawson is charged with resisting arrest; simple assault; threats made to a lawn enforcement officer; and damaged property.

The suspect also has outstanding warrants for failure to appear in court; resisting arrest; and damaged property.

It happened late Monday night; police were called to the motel shortly before 11:00pm.

A man with a weapon, Alan Lawson, was refusing to come out of his room and was making threats against himself.

No one else was believed to be inside the room.

A portion of Wal-Mart Way was blocked off until the situation ended.

No one was hurt.


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