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Man surrenders after SWAT standoff in National City neighborhood

Posted: 10:46 PM, Nov 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-05 16:48:25Z

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (KGTV) – A standoff in a National City neighborhood ended with the arrest of a man early Monday morning.

At about 9 p.m. Sunday, National City police were called to a home in the 1800 block of D Avenue, near E. 18th Street.

Details on what prompted police to respond to the house were not immediately available.

An unidentified man barricaded himself inside and refused to come out. His wife and child were also in the home at the time.

As he continued to defy orders to surrender, a SWAT unit was called to the scene and several nearby residents were forced to evacuate from their homes.

10News learned the man told police he called National City’s mayor, but it was unclear if his claims were true.

The man finally surrendered to police at around 1 a.m. His wife and child were not injured in the ordeal.