MONTEBELLO (CBSLA) – An armed man barricaded himself inside a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s patrol vehicle in Montebello Tuesday morning.


The barricade began sometime before 5:30 a.m. in the area of Whittier Boulevard and Garfield Avenue.

According to the sheriff’s department, the suspect, a convicted felon, barricaded himself inside a patrol vehicle with a knife and refused to come out.

An LASD mental health team was called to the scene.

The man was safely removed from the car a little before 7 a.m. and taken into custody. The knife was recovered, the sheriff’s department siad

The circumstances leading up to the barricade and the identity of the suspect were were not confirmed.

  1. David Valdez says:

    Don’t these so-called journalists use spell check?