Armed Man Surrenders After Barricading Himself Inside Loma Linda Home With Woman: Officials

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A San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy guards the home where a man had barricaded himself with a woman on Dec. 28, 2016. (Credit: NEWSPRO)

An armed man who had barricaded himself in a Loma Linda home with a woman Wednesday has surrendered, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials said.

The incident was reported about 8:20 a.m. near Barton Road and New Jersey Street.

Cindy Bachman, a spokesperson with the sheriff’s department, tweeted that the man is a parolee and is armed with a long gun.

Officials were making announcements to the man and later discovered a woman is inside the home and is “being held against her will,” the sheriff’s department tweeted.

It is unclear why the man barricaded himself or what he is on parole for, but he peacefully surrendered to authorities about 5:45 p.m. The woman who he had taken hostage was also safe.

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