Beverly Hills police and a SWAT group have been in a standoff with a motorist in a normally busy intersection of downtown Saturday night time.
The SWAT group’s armored car and two police cruisers surrounded what gave the impression to be a grey van at Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive, which is often crowded with vacationers and consumers, in keeping with video on tv information studies and social media.
The van’s home windows gave the impression to be lined in aluminum foil, and certainly one of its again home windows regarded as if it had been shot out, in keeping with the video footage. Police closed off a number of streets within the space.
The incident started round 6 p.m. when Beverly Hills police stopped a suspicious car on the standard intersection, officers mentioned.
Police have been trying to make contact with the motive force as of 10 p.m. with the Beverly Hills SWAT group anticipated to take over the scene, officers mentioned.
The bomb squad was not concerned within the incident, in keeping with Beverly Hills police.
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