By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A possibly armed man surrendered to police Thursday morning after barricading himself in a home in Northridge for more than seven hours, prompting a SWAT standoff.

Oct. 1, 2020. (CBSLA)

The overnight standoff began at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday when Los Angeles police were called to a neighbor dispute at Raymer Street and Encino Avenue.

At some point, the suspect exited the house, then re-entered and barricaded himself inside with his elderly father, police said.

Officers believed he may he may have been armed. A SWAT team, a bomb squad and K9s were sent out.

A little before 7 a.m., the man peacefully surrendered and was taken into custody. No one was hurt. There was no word on what precipitated the situation.

It’s unclear if a gun was recovered at the scene or what charges the man might face.


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