Armed suspect surrenders after hours-long standoff in Agoura Hills

Los Angeles sheriff's deputies respond to reports of an armed barricaded man at an apartment complex in Agoura Hills on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015.

An armed suspect surrendered to deputies after being barricaded for about 5 hours at an apartment complex in Agoura Hills on Wednesday.

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a person with a gun in the 4900 block of Lewis Road around 3 p.m.

Deputies learned the unidentified suspect was armed, and he threatened and assaulted a victim before barricading himself inside a unit at the complex.

The suspect later surrendered and was arrested around 8 p.m. after LASD crisis negotiation and special weapons teams helped bring the scene to a peaceful resolution, according to sheriff's officials.

No further details were available. Anyone with information regarding the incident was encouraged to contact the Malibu/Lost Hills station at (818) 878-1808. To remain anonymous, call (800) 222-TIPS.

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