A 2-month-old baby carried by a SWAT officer from an apartment during an overnight standoff is safe and one person is in custody after surrendering early Friday.
Law enforcement officers, including SWAT members, responded to a South Los Angeles neighborhood early Friday after a burglary report and pursuit crash led to a standoff.
Aerial video showed rows of police vehicles lined up near 65th Street and Broadway, just east of the 110 Freeway. Officers initially responded to a report of a burglary in the area and a brief pursuit ensued.
The chase ended with a crash and three occupants ran from the vehicle. One of the individuals was barricaded inside an apartment, but two other occupants were not located.
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The large police response included armored SWAT vehicles. At one point, an officer could be seen carrying what appeared to be a baby carrier from the apartment.
"You can't put a timeframe on safety," said LAPD Sgt. Barry Montgomery. "This is one of those things where everything worked out."
At least one person is in custody.