(Updated at 4:50 p.m.) Arlington police have arrested a man after he barricaded himself inside an apartment in Shirlington while attempting to evade arrest.
Police were called to the 2700 block of S. Arlington Mill Drive, adjacent to the Village at Shirlington Shopping Center and the Arlington Trades Center, this afternoon (Thursday).
Officers were seeking 31-year-old Brian Covarrubias out of Alexandria, and managed to arrest him following an hour-long standoff, according to police spokeswoman Ashley Savage.
Covarrubias is now in custody in Alexandria, where he’s charged with robbery, malicious wounding, assault and battery, unlawful dissemination and “prevent summoning of law enforcement,” Savage said.
POLICE ACTIVITY: ACPD is on scene of a wanted subject barricaded in a residence in the 2700 block of S. Arlington Mill Drive. Police remain on scene investigating. Public is asked to avoid the area.
— ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) July 19, 2018
Police briefly had close off access to the area, but have since opened things back up.
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