SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- A transient man wanted in a pursuit earlier this month surrendered to officers while on the rooftop of a home during a standoff in Simi Valley Friday.
A Simi Valley police officer spotted 30-year-old Brian Nissen of Thousand Oaks driving a vehicle around 8:30 p.m. when the suspect pulled into a condo complex in the 1100 block of Fitzgerald Road and ran off.
Authorities said Nissen left a woman and a child inside the vehicle behind, and hid on the rooftop of a home in the 1000 block of Hilview Circle.
Residents were evacuated from the house, where a perimeter was set up.
After delaying the inevitable, Nissen climbed off the roof and surrendered to authorities a short time later, Simi Valley police said.
He was booked into Ventura County Jail for felony evading from a chase he led on Nov. 4, an outstanding warrant and other charges.
The woman in the vehicle was also arrested and booked into Ventura County Jail on an unrelated warrant.
Chase suspect surrenders to police in Simi Valley roof standoff