Disturbed King George Man Barricades Himself In His Home

Thankfully a situation that could have gone terrible wrong was resolved without incident and King George resident is getting some much needed help.

According to a press release from KGSO, Sergeant Kecia Wharton, at approximately 2pm today, King George Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in an attempt to make contact with a gentleman reported to be in need of services.

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The man, in his late 30’s, barricaded himself inside the residence when deputies attempted to make contact. 

Deputies on scene spoke to the man and the KGSO Crisis Negotiation Team responded to the scene.

After talking with the man for several hours, he walked out to us without incident. He is safe and getting the assistance he needs.

Sheriff Giles said he is proud of his law enforcement men and women for the peaceful resolution.” 

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