Former boxer Meldrick Taylor charged after barricade situation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A former professional boxer was taken into custody early Tuesday morning after he barricaded himself inside his home in North Philadelphia.

Fifty-two-year-old Meldrick Taylor is charged with aggravated assault, possession of an instrument of crime and terroristic threats.

Police tell us this started as a dispute between Taylor and another resident.

When police arrived, Taylor refused to come outside.

After about an hour, he surrendered peacefully.
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