FORT HUNT, Va. - A barricade situation that began Sunday night at a home in Fairfax County ended Monday afternoon around 1:20 p.m.
Fort Hunt Barricade update - A short time ago, the man in the home was taken into custody. The children are safe. Details will follow.— Fairfax Co. Police (@fairfaxpolice) April 17, 2017
Police say they responded to a house in the 8600 block of Thomas J. Stockton Parkway in the Fort Hunt area around 8 p.m. Sunday. They said they received a call from a person who said the man inside the home was experiencing a mental crisis.
When they arrived, they contacted the man in the home but were not allowed inside. Police say they learned two children, ages four and eight, were also inside of the home.
Officers say crisis negotiators were in touch with the man and at the time were attempting to try and get him to exit the home.
Police say the man is now in custody, and the children are safe.