Los Angeles Sheriff's cruiser
A Los Angeles Sheriff’s cruiser. Courtesy OnScene.TV

An armed man wanted for assault was taken into custody Friday after a barricade of several hours in Compton, authorities said.

The standoff began about 3:30 a.m. in the 12800 Block of South Manette Place, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Special Enforcement Bureau personnel, including a Crisis Negotiation Team, were sent to the scene, and the man surrendered about noon Friday, the sheriff’s department reported.

His name was not immediately available.

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