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Only Grandpa Was Home: Arcadia Standoff Ends In Mystery

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A bizarre standoff took place overnight at a home in Arcadia located in the 1700 block of Mayflower Ave. as local authorities responded to a 911 call regarding an armed suspect who had allegedly barricaded himself in the house with hostages. The caller identified himself as someone who had fled the home, according to cbs2. "Arcadia police Captain Gene Gioia said previously a police SWAT team and sheriff's negotiators have been trying for hours without success Monday to communicate with the man."

Finally the police made the move to enter the home at around 6 this morning, but once they were inside it became apparent that there was no gunman or hostages--just an elderly gentleman who "was released from the home safe unharmed." Arcadia police are working to locate the missing suspect and the reported three hostages, and are piecing together the cause of the incident.