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VENICE (CBSLA.com) — A robbery suspect was arrested Friday after he climbed onto a roof in Venice during a standoff with police.

Police responded to a report of a burglary around 6 a.m. near 6th Street and Vernon Avenue.

The male suspect, who is believed to be in his 20s, reportedly ran from officials and climbed onto the roof of a home in the area.

Around 9:20 a.m. the man, who had taken his shirt off, came down and was taken into custody.

A SWAT team was called in to assist with the situation.


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