Downtown street closed as police respond to barricaded person - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

UPDATE: Downtown standoff comes to an end

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The man who barricaded himself inside a downtown apartment building Friday afternoon has surrendered to police.

This happened just after 4:30 p.m. Friday. The suspect was led away in handcuffs and taken away in ambulance.

A large police presence has established a crime scene in the 300 block of W. Franklin St.

Police say shortly after 1:00 p.m., the man barricaded himself inside a building in the 300 block of W. Franklin St. Police then closed a portion of Franklin St. and motorists were advised to avoid the area.

We've a crew on the scene and will have more information as it becomes available.

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