Officers from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Enforcement Bureau are on the scene of a barricaded suspect situation Tuesday in Cerritos.
The team was called at approximately 4 a.m. to the 12500 block of Corellian Court to assist deputies from the Cerritos Sheriff’s Station regarding a burglary suspect who is barricaded, said Deputy Lizette Falcon of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
The SWAT team and Crisis Negotiation Team will assume tactical command of the situation, Falcon said, and surrounding homes have been evacuated for the safety of the residents.
There is no additional information available.
Anyone with information about this situation was asked to call the Sheriff’s East Los Angeles Station at 323-264-4151. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.