MONTEBELLO, Calif. -- A felon armed with a knife somehow got into a sheriff's vehicle and barricaded himself inside the patrol car for hours Tuesday morning in Montebello, Calif.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies were called to Garfield Avenue and Northside Drive around 5 a.m. regarding a report about a man with a knife, authorities said.
When deputies arrived on scene, the suspect entered a sheriff's patrol SUV on scene and appeared to lock himself inside.
LASD's Special Enforcement Bureau was called to the scene, and other sheriff's SUVs surrounded the vehicle. After a two-hour standoff, the man surrendered and was taken into custody.
Sheriff's officials, who described the suspect as a felon, said they recovered the suspect's knife at the scene.
Garfield Avenue was shut down at Northside Drive due to the investigation.
Felon, armed with knife, locks himself inside sheriff's SUV in Calif.