Man arrested after barricading himself inside Northwest Roanoke apartment

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

ROANOKE, Va. - A man is facing charges after authorities say he barricaded himself inside an apartment. 

Authorities say it all started when officers tried to stop the man for a traffic violation around 10:40 p.m. Tuesday. He then reportedly ran into Salem View Apartments on Panorama Avenue and barricaded himself inside one of the units. 

After a short time, officers say he was arrested. 

He is facing several charges, including felony eluding, a hazardous moving violation, speeding, being a habitual offender on top of outstanding warrants. 

Authorities have not yet released the name of the suspect.  

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