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Virginia Beach police search for juvenile suspect following barricade situation

The suspect wanted in the barricade situation is a juvenile and is wanted for a firearm violation.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Beach police are now searching for a juvenile suspect following a barricade situation Tuesday afternoon. 

A tweet from the department said there was a heavy police presence at a barricade situation in the 5800 block of East Hastings Arch.

A few hours later, around 9 p.m., the police department announced that a juvenile suspect evaded officers and is not in custody.

The suspect has been identified, and officials said he is wanted for a firearms violation.

This investigation is still ongoing, according to police. 

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.