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Melbourne SWAT responds to barricaded man in apartment

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Officers responded to an apartment on San Juan Circle for a “loud disturbance” call.

When police approached the suspect, Gregory Blocker, 28, he fled into his apartment and barricaded himself, according to the Melbourne Police Department.

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Blocker later surrendered after Melbourne’s SWAT and Crisis Negotiations Unit responded to the scene.

He faces charges of false imprisonment, tampering with a victim, robbery, resisting an officer without violence and battery.

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