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Tuesday, Sep 11 2012 10:01 AM

SWAT team assists in arrest in Stallion Springs

Six homes in Stallion Springs were evacuated for several hours on Monday, Sept. 10, as a Kern County Sheriff's Office SWAT team, Stallion Springs Police Department and California Highway Patrol officers assisted the Tehachapi Police Dept. in an investigation related to a home invasion robbery that occurred earlier within the City of Tehachapi.

According to a press release from the KCSO, deputies responded to the 28000 block of Braeburn Drive in Stallion Springs at approximately 3:58 p.m. on Sept. 10, at the request of Tehachapi PD.

The home invasion robbery occurred earlier in the day in Tehachapi Police Department’s jurisdiction, the KCSO press release stated.

During TPD's investigation officers learned that one of the suspects was possibly at a residence in the 28000 block of Braeburn Dr.  

Officers set up a perimeter around the residence which the suspect refused to exit.  Eventually the Kern County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. team responded.  The S.W.A.T. team was able to make contact with the suspect who exited the residence and was taken into custody without incident.

The suspect, who was not identifed by the KCSO, was turned over to the Tehachapi Police Department.  Tehachapi Police Department is handling the home invasion robbery investigation.

The standoff lasted for approximately seven hours and six houses were evacuated during the incident.

Additional information will be provided when it becomes available.

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