By City News Service
An armed man wanted for assault was taken into custody today after a barricade of several hours in Compton, authorities said. The standoff began about 3:30 a.m. in the 12800 Block of South Manette Place, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Special Enforcement Bureau personnel, including a Crisis Negotiation Team, were sent to the scene, and the man surrendered about noon Friday, the sheriff’s department reported.
His name was not immediately available.