Man involved in police standoff taken into custody - WKRN News 2

Man involved in police standoff taken into custody

Posted: Updated: March 14, 2013 04:51 PM
PORTLAND, Tenn. -

A man who was involved in a standoff with Portland police Thursday afternoon has been taken into custody.

Police were initially called to the home in the 300 block of Reed Street around 1:30 p.m. after receiving a call about an aggravated domestic assault incident.

The victim stated Kyle Serritella struck her in the head with a revolver.

Upon their arrival police found Serritella barricaded inside the home.

Negotiations continued for 45 minutes before authorities entered the home and found the 23-year-old pretending to be asleep.  

He was taken into custody without incident around 4 p.m.

Serritella is charged with aggravated assault and felon in possession of a weapon. Additional charges are pending.

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