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Update: Early Thursday morning, authorities confirmed the situation was “under control” and there was no longer a threat to the area, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Villata said.

Original post: SWAT officers Wednesday evening were trying to coax an armed barricaded suspect out of a home in the Fairfax neighborhood, police sad.

The 600 block of North Edinburgh Road in Beverly Grove is seen in an undated Google Maps Street View image.

The hours-long standoff began about 4:30 p.m., when police were called to the 600 block of North Edinburgh Avenue after reports of a man holding family members hostage and making threats, according to Los Angeles Police Sgt. Ed Villalta.

Early on, the man allowed a woman and a child to leave the home. It’s unclear whether other hostages remain inside.

As of 8:40 p.m., crisis negotiators were still trying to make contact with the man.

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