Suspect apprehended after standoff with officers, SWAT team in Buena Park

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Thursday, May 4, 2023
Suspect barricaded inside Buena Park home after family disturbance
Officers have surrounded a home in Buena Park where an armed man allegedly threatened his estranged family members, police said.

BUENA PARK, Calif. (KABC) -- A man accused of threatening his estranged family members was apprehended Wednesday afternoon after a standoff in a Buena Park neighborhood.

According to police, the initial call came in as a report of a family disturbance at a home in the 7100 block of El Verano Drive, just a few blocks from Knott's Berry Farm.

AIR7 HD captured footage from above the scene where a SWAT team and at least two tactical vehicles surrounded the home.

Officers were seen deploying gas and a drone as part of their investigation.

Police said the family had been removed from the home and was safe. Details on the suspect and his identity were not immediately released.

This is a developing story. This article will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.