Man barricades himself in Pico Rivera home; brief standoff ensues

A man who barricaded himself inside a home in Pico Rivera caused a brief standoff with Los Angeles County sheriff's SWAT officers Friday morning after authorities served a narcotics-related search warrant.

The standoff in the 4800 block of Grape Street started about 7 a.m. and ended a few hours later when SWAT officers stormed the house. They emerged a short time later with the man handcuffed. 

There were no hostages involved in the standoff and authorities did not immediately release the man's name.

No one was hurt during the incident, said sheriff's Sgt. Pablo Partida.


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