A sheriff’s SWAT team was dispatched Saturday to a Covina street, where a man pursued from Azusa in a pickup was stopped but refused to get out of the vehicle.

The man was suspected of assault with a deadly weapon in unincorporated Azusa, according to Deputy Eric Ortiz of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The pursuit ended at 5:13 p.m. on Hollenbeck Avenue south of Cypress Street in Covina but the man refused to get out of the vehicle when ordered by deputies, according to SIB Deputy Alejandra Parra.

“SEB personnel will assume tactical command and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) will attempt to make contact with the suspect to bring this to a peaceful resolution,” Parra said.

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