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.