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Police: Man accused of rape barricades, threatens self

September 27, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the nation’s capital say a man accused of rape in Virginia has barricaded himself inside a home in a northwest Washington neighborhood.

WTOP-FM reports authorities warned residents to stay inside Thursday morning. Arlington County and D.C. police tried to serve a warrant at the home Wednesday night for a man accused of rape.

Authorities say the man barricaded himself inside the home when authorities arrived and threatened to hurt himself. The station reports multiple roads are closed in the area as police work the scene.


Information from: WTOP-FM, http://www.wtop.com

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