Man Barricades Himself in House Following Police Chase on I-81

State Police are trying to reach a man who has barricaded himself in an apartment following a police and foot chase.

They say troopers tried to stop a car going south on I-81 at the 155 mile marker Wednesday morning.

The driver led police on a chase southbound for a few miles, then crossed the median and started driving north.

The car crashed and the man got out and ran away.

State Police say they found the man on Sunset Drive in Troutville, barricaded in an apartment.

Negotiators are trying to get him out of the apartment.

Police say no one was in the apartment at the time and there is no danger to the public.

Stay with ABC 13 for updates.


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