Man armed with knife taken into custody after barricading himself in downtown L.A. building
A man armed with a knife was taken into custody after barricading himself inside a downtown Los Angeles building early Friday, police said.
Police received a call about 1:20 a.m. and responded to the 400 block of East 5th Street, said LAPD Officer Norma Eisenman. According to the police report, a man who was approximately 28 years old was brandishing a knife outside a building in the area.
The man was taken into custody at 8:35 a.m., police said. No one was injured, and there were no further details on the arrest.
9:05 a.m.: This article was updated with details on suspect’s arrest.
This article was originally published at 6:25 a.m.
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