UPDATE: SWAT Standoff Between Burglary Suspect in South LA Apartment Over

June 28, 2019 - 9:09 am
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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A burglary suspect has been taken into custody after holding police at bay for hours inside a home in the area of 65th Street and Broadway.

A burglary suspect led police today on a vehicle chase to the south Los Angeles area, where the SUV crashed and the man ran off and barricaded himself in a nearby apartment.

The vehicle chase began about 3:30 a.m. near Jefferson Boulevard and San Pedro Street and ended near of 65th Street and Broadway, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A SWAT team was sent to the scene, and the man remained holed up in the residence several hours later, the LAPD reported.

 Police could not confirm reports from the scene indicating that the man had a child with him in the residence and that he had been accompanied in the vehicle by one or two other suspects. No other suspects had been taken into custody as of about 7 a.m., police said.