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Roanoke police said a man pulled a weapon on his girlfriend in a house on Orange Avenue Northwest.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Police negotiators and family members talked a man out of an Orange Avenue home after a domestic incident Tuesday morning.
Roanoke police responded to the 300 block of Orange Avenue Northwest earlier Tuesday when a woman called 911, according to Lt. Rick Morrison. The woman told dispatchers her boyfriend of eight years had brandished a weapon and was acting crazy.
The woman and two children were inside the Orange Avenue home at the time, Morrison said.
Dispatchers persuaded the woman to leave the house and meet with officers in an adjacent alley. Officers then asked the man to come out of the house, where he was still holed up with the children.
He refused several times before a police negotiator and some members of his family arrived at the home.
Morrison said the man's family spoke with him and he soon left the house without incident, along with the children.
James Carl McCullough, 30, of Roanoke was charged with brandishing a firearm and assault. An emergency protective order was issued against him.
No one was hurt in the incident.
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