A man surrendered to the Los Angeles Police after barricading himself inside a residence for nearly four hours, KCBS, Los Angeles, reported. The suspect surrendered at 10:30 a.m. PDT after police set up a perimeter in the 3800 block of Arlington Avenue following reports the suspect was armed and inside the residence with several other individuals.
At least two of the individuals were children, KCBS said. The suspect told police he had no weapon.
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SWAT teams went to the location around 9:30 a.m. Police were notified of the incident around 7 a.m., said Jack Richter, spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department. The suspect and his girlfriend began arguing Saturday evening, and the girlfriend left the house around 6 a.m. Sunday, people connected to the situation told KCBS. Afterward, the suspect refused to leave the residence.
However, KNBC, Los Angeles reported the suspect was barricaded in the home with three children, not two. The man exited the home at 10:37 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department officer Mike Lopez told KNBC, but had no information about whether three children were in the home with him.
@NBCLA the suspect has surrendered. He has been taken into custody without incident.
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