Police: Man arrested for barricading himself, woman in home

NEW BERN - A man is arrested after barricading himself and a woman inside his Craven County home Sunday morning, according to New Bern Police.

Police arrested 28-year-old Matthew Robert Smith on the 100 block of Craven Street in New Bern after a report of a domestic incident at a home at 2:30 a.m. When police arrived, Smith allegedly would not cooperate with with them. He allegedly barricaded himself and a 28-year-old woman inside the home.

Eventually Smith was arrested and charged with assault on a female and resisiting and obstructing. 

He is being held in Craven County Jail under $2,000 bond.

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