Suspect in custody after Lynchburg standoff

Mugshot courtesy Lynchburg Regional Jail
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) - Lynchburg Police have has a suspect in custody after a brief standoff Wednesday.

Police say they found 54-year-old Reginald Hall of Lynchburg in the 200 block of Grayson Street and tried to take him into custody for failure to appear in court. Hall then barricaded himself in a home.

Members of the Crisis Negotiation Team spoke with Hall and convinced him to come out of the home, where he was arrested.

He is charged with contempt of court and assault and battery on a family member.


Mugshot courtesy Lynchburg Regional Jail
Photo courtesy Lynchburg PD