An armed, distraught man holed up in a Pasadena home for about four hours Monday before surrendering to police.

The 68-year-old suspect barricaded himself about 3:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Medford Road, one block east of Hastings Ranch Drive, according to Pasadena police.

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A crisis negotiation team was called in, according to Pasadena police Lt. Vasken Gourdikian.

Police announced about 7:30 p.m. that the man was taken into custody without further incident.

He was armed with a handgun and possibly had access to additional firearms, Gourdikian said.

–City News Service

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