MONTEBELLO (CBSLA) — A man was taken into custody Monday night after an hours-long standoff with Montebello police at an apartment complex in the 1300 block of South Greenwood Avenue.
Montebello police Monday were engaged in a standoff with a person inside of an apartment building. (CBSLA)
According to the Montebello Police Department, officers were first called to the scene at about 8 a.m. for reports of a domestic disturbance.
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When the officers made contact with the man, he refused to come out of the apartment.
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Out of an abundance of caution, officers evacuated the surrounding apartment units and closed Greenwood Avenue between Washington Boulevard and Oakwood Street.
A SWAT team was called to the scene and deployed teargas into the apartment at about 7 p.m. The unarmed man surrendered to police about 10 minutes later, police said.
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By 8:45 p.m., all roads in the area were reopened and police said it was safe for people to return to the area.