PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Police have found 43-year old John M. Newby, a suspect in an assault investigation, after a barricade situation on Wednesday.
The Portsmouth Police Department was on the scene of a barricade situation in the 2800 block of Bayview Boulevard.
The Portsmouth Hostage Negotiation Team was successful in getting Newby out of the location.
According to officials, Newby assaulted a woman in the 2800 block of Bayview Boulevard on Tuesday. Officials added that police responded twice to the address because of Newby allegedly assaulting a woman there.
Newby has now been arrested for abduction, attempted murder, malicious wounding, assault and battery of a family member and strangulation.
One woman was transported by medics to a local hospital for her non-life threatening injuries.