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Barricade situation over; Spotsylvania suspect taken into custody

Posted at 10:32 PM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 07:00:47-05

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. -- A barricade situation in Spotyslvania County ended Thursday morning with the suspect in custody. 

"Suspect taken in custody by SWAT team without incident," the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook. "Roadway will be closed for an indefinite amount of time."

For hours Wednesday night, the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's office warned residents to stay indoors and take security precautions.

Both Catharpin Road and Piney Branch Road were closed following the incident with a motor vehicle, according to the Sheriff's office.

The incident began with a chase between police and a tractor trailer on Partlow Road earlier Wednesday evening, according to sources,

According to Crime Insider sources, officers used a block and spikes to disable the vehicle before currently surrounding it.