SUNNYVALE (CBS SF) — A man accused of assaulting a member of his household at a home in Sunnyvale was arrested Tuesday following a 14-hour standoff with police.
The Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety said it received a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in progress on Monday at about 7 p.m. at a home on the 1000 block of Yorktown Drive. Officers who arrived found a resident of the home suffering from facial injuries who indicated he had been assaulted by another member of the household with a metal pipe and had made threats against his life.READ MORE: Puppy Stolen From Vehicle In San Francisco; Suspect Refuses To Cooperate
The victim told officers he was able to fight off the suspect and flee from the home before calling 911. He was treated at a hospital and later released. Two other residents of the home escaped safely and were not injured, SDPS said.
The suspect, identified as 23-year-old David Ovsiankin, refused police orders to exit the home. He was on probation out of Santa Clara County and a $75,000 warrant was issued for his arrest.READ MORE: Bay Area COVID-19 Roundup: Crimes Linked To Lockdown-Violating Underground Gatherings; Santa Clara Relaxes Outdoor Gathering Rules
For hours, officers kept trying to communicate with Ovsiankin through a PA system and by telephone to peacefully exit the home, with assistance from the county’s Mobile Crisis Response Team, but were not successful.
Tuesday at around 9:11 a.m., officers entered the home and took Ovsiankin into custody without incident after a 14-hour stand-off. He was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail on charges of assault, probation violation, and criminal threats.MORE NEWS: Los Altos Hills Man Arrested For Child Porn Possession, Distribution
Anyone with information regarding this case was asked to contact the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety at (408) 730-7100.