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Assault suspect barricades self in Sylmar home

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

April 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Los Angeles Police received a report of assault with a deadly weapon in Sylmar at approximately 2:16 p.m. Tuesday.Officers responded to the scene and found a suspect was barricaded inside the reported residence on the 13800 block of Bradley Avenue near Yarnell Street in Sylmar.

An LAPD SWAT team was called to the scene to negotiate with the suspect.

No hostages were reported. Neighbors were evacuated as a precaution.

One suspect was detained for questioning, but it was not clear if that person was the barricaded suspect. Police later confirmed that suspect was the barricaded person.

Police proceeded to clear the scene after the suspect was detained.


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