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Man arrested after standoff at Desert Hot Springs car wash office


A suspect is in custody following an hours-long standoff at a Desert Hot Springs car wash office.

According to the Desert Hot Springs Police Department Chief Jim Henson, at approximately 1:18 a.m., officers were notified of a subject that was considered armed and dangerous inside an office of a car wash.

News Channel 3 crew at the scene confirmed that units from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department and Desert Hot Springs Police Department surrounded a carwash at the Stater Bros shopping center parking lot on Hacienda Drive and Palm Drive.

Helicopter landing at the scene

Henson said DHSPD officers were able to make contact with the suspect, who eventually came out on his own and was taken into custody without any injuries.

The suspect was an adult male with warrants out of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. The man's identity has not been publicly disclosed at this time.

Stay with News Channel 3 for any updates.

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