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Suspect involved in stand-off with Pittsylvania County law enforcement
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Suspect involved in stand-off with Pittsylvania County law enforcement

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Paul Michael Dalton Jr.

Paul Michael Dalton Jr.

A Pittsylvania County man is in a standoff with law enforcement at a residence in the Strawberry Road area.

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office attempted to serve arrest warrants Tuesday on Paul Michael Dalton Jr., but when they arrived at the residence, Dalton was armed. He retreated into the residence and remains inside, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. 

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office Crisis Management Team has made contact with Dalton and is trying to get him to surrender. 

A reverse 911 call was made to residents within a half-mile radius of the scene. They have been asked to shelter in place, according to the news release. 

The Pittsylvania County School Division has been notified so its buses to the area can take alternate routes for school dismissal. 

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