DANVILLE (CBS SF) – An hours-long standoff between a man who barricaded himself in a pickup truck and Danville police ended peacefully Wednesday night.
The confrontation began Wednesday afternoon, in the 100 block of Paraiso Drive, about a block from Interstate 680.READ MORE: Park Service Installs Water Troughs at Point Reyes to Help Tule Elk Survive Drought
According to reports, the suspect barricaded himself inside the vehicle. Police blocked off part of the street and told neighbors to stay inside.
Around 7:20 p.m., Danville police said the man, who they described as suicidal, surrendered to police after four hours. The man was taken into custody for a mental health evaluation.
UPDATE: Suicidal subject surrenders to police after 4-hour long standoff. Subject has been taken into custody for a mental health evaluation. No weapon found at the scene. Police beginning to clear area. pic.twitter.com/mYuFe7XLAwREAD MORE: Grass Fire Burns 4 Acres Near Middle School in Santa Rosa
— Town of Danville, CA (@DanvilleINFO) March 11, 2021
No weapon was found at the scene.MORE NEWS: Temperatures Will Soar Into Triple Digits By Mid-Week
Editor’s Note: If you or someone you love is struggling with thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or reach out to a local crisis center.