NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A Newport News man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a family member and then got into a standoff with police.

Officers were first called out to a home on Helen Drive just before 9 p.m. Sunday.  According to police, 41-year-old Adam James Robertson assaulted a woman inside.

She got out of the home safely, but officers couldn't get the suspect to come out, so they called in a tactical team.

After several hours, Robertson surrendered peacefully and was taken into custody.

 He is currently charged with one count of assault on a family member, 3+ offense.