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Suspect surrenders after standoff


March 9 in Palmdale

An armed suspect who was allegedly holding three family members in a Palmdale home on March 9 eventually surrendered and was taken into custody, authorities said.

The incident was reported around 4:10 a.m. that morning in the 38000 block of Foxholm Drive, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.

It was not immediately known what time the suspect surrendered. Personnel from the sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau (SWAT) responded to the location to assist the sheriff’s Palmdale station with the incident.

Around 3:07 p.m. Saturday, sheriff’s officials posted on social media: “operation for an armed suspect holding 3 family members in a Palmdale house has concluded. Suspect in custody. Family released and safe.”