Virginia Beach man arrested after standoff

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on November 26, 2012 at 9:39 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 26 at 9:44 AM

VIRGINIA BEACH— A man has surrendered to police after a nearly five hour standoff.

Saturday night, police took 31-year-old Joshua Burke into custody. Officers responded to a domestic call in the 4800 block of Westgrove Rd.  Investigators say Burke assaulted his girlfriend.

When police arrived on scene, Burke had locked himself inside his home. He eventually came out peacefully, just after 9 p.m.

Investigators say that Burke had recently moved out of that home.

Burke is charged with domestic assault and abduction. 
 

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