BALDWIN HILLS (CBSLA.com) — A man is holding his ex-girlfriend and her two children hostage at a home in Baldwin Hills Tuesday night.
Police responded to a domestic dispute between the former couple around 7 p.m. on the 7100 block of Don Ricardo Drive.
The armed suspect reportedly came over to the woman’s residence and assaulted her.
He then held the victim and her kids, aged 3 and 6, against their will.
Police are concerned about the boyfriend’s irrational behavior.
The Los Angeles Police Department’s SWAT team and bomb squad are on the scene.
A hostage negotiator is talking with the suspect.