MAR VISTA: Man Barricades Himself for Hours

Residents in Mar Vista are back home after they were were forced to evacuate when a man barricaded himself around 11:00 Thursday night. It began at a home along the 3600 block of South Centinela Avenue when officers were called for a possible burglary, according to police. Video shows the man coming out and surrendering to police. It took police nearly four hours to convince the man to come out. Unconfirmed reports say the man might have served in the Air Force. It’s unclear how long he was living in the home. DJ equipment and other belongings were seen inside the home. Witnesses say the vacant home was recently sold. A car, believed to belong to the man can be seen parked on the front lawn. It’s unclear what charges the man will be facing.