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Attempted Robbery Suspect In Custody After Standoff With Police At Sun Valley Gas Station

SUN VALLEY (CBSLA) -A man suspected of attempting to rob a Sun Valley gas station was taken into custody Wednesday evening after barricading inside the building for more than two hours.

Sun Valley Standoff/Barricade
January 5, 2022 (CBSLA)

Officers responded to the gas station at the intersection of Roscoe Boulevard and Webb Avenue about 3:50 p.m. after receiving a call from a worker who said the man was attempting to steal money from the cash register, police said.

The worker fled the scene and locked herself in an employee section of the station before officers arrived.

The man barricaded inside the station, but eventually surrendered to police and was taken into custody about 6:45 p.m. His name was not immediately released.

No injuries were reported in the attempted robbery.

(© Copyright 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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