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Update: Man in Custody After He Barricaded Himself With Gun

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Update 1:10 p.m.:

Bassett, VA - Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry says the 47-year-old man who barricaded himself earlier Saturday is now in custody.

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Bassett, VA – Officials are at the scene in Bassett where an armed man has barricaded himself inside a mobile home.

Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry says the 47-year-old man is inside his home off Blackberry Road.

Perry says the man is wanted on drug charges, but deputies were responding to an unrelated call in the area when they found out he was in the mobile home.

Perry says officers are inside the mobile home now negotiating with the man.

The family that lives in the home is outside and safe. Officers have surrounded the area.

Updates to come.

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