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One person was taken into custody Tuesday morning after police responded to a report of a possible armed man in La Puente.


A man was taken into custody in La Puente Tuesday morning. (Credit: KTLA)

The man was reportedly seen in the area of Gendel Drive and Galleano Street (map) near Nogales High School.

No lockdowns or evacuations were initially reported at the school.

Several patrol cars were positioned throughout the neighborhood as authorities searched for the man, aerial video from Sky5 showed.

Video later showed a man wearing a black tank top hiding in a planter in the front yard of a home.

The man was taken into custody just after 7:30 a.m.

There were no known injuries as a result of the search.