FARMVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

A Pitt County man has been arrested after deputies say he allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend, then barricaded himself in her house for hours.

Clay Witte, 50, of Farmville, is facing assault and firearm possession charges.

He allegedly beat his ex-girlfriend, ran from deputies, then barricaded himself.

He is being held on a $130,000 bond.