PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A suspect is accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend following a barricade situation at a North Philadelphia home on Sunday morning.READ MORE: Triple Shooting In West Oak Lane Leaves Man Dead, 2 Women Exiting Funeral Services At Church Injured, Philadelphia Police Say
Police say they were initially called to the 5200 block of Marwood Street shortly after 4 a.m. when a 24-year-old woman ran from a home and toward officers.
Police say the victim told them that her ex-boyfriend, 27-year-old Shawon Tennessee, sexually and physically assaulted her.Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia Is In Full Swing As Local Residents Attend Fireworks At Penn's Landing
According to police, Tennessee barricaded himself inside the home and refused to leave. SWAT officers arrived on the scene and were able to locate Tennessee inside the home.
He was then taken into custody and transported to the Special Victims Unit for further investigation.Philadelphia Weather: 90's Arrive For Memorial Day
Tennessee has been charged with rape, sexual assault, aggravated assault and other related offenses.