Armed man arrested after allegedly trying to crash Glendale party

Glendale police and SWAT officers search for an armed man near Alexander Street and Pacific Avenue on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015.

An armed man who allegedly tried to crash a house party in Glendale was taken into custody Wednesday morning following an all-night search.

The incident began at a home near Alexander Street and Pacific Avenue around midnight when the man showed up to a party uninvited, Glendale police Sgt. Robert William said.

When the residents told the suspect to go away, police say he allegedly brandished a gun.

Responding officers tried to make contact with the man, but he took off through several backyards.

The house where the party was being held was evacuated, and a SWAT team found the 35-year-old suspect hiding in the backyard at about 7:30 a.m.

His name was not immediately released.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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