Flash grenades help subdue suspect

OAKLAND, CA

Authorities were able to capture the suspect by distracting him with flash grenades. The man had barricaded himself in a closet after breaking into a house on East 15th street.

Several families living inside hid throughout the building during the standoff. The whole thing started before midnight, when police chased the suspect after a dispute with another man on the street.

Police used a taser to try and subdue him, but it didn't work. That's when he climbed to the roof of the house and broke in through a window.

SWAT teams had to evacuate some neighbors before they moved in. None of the residents nor the suspect was injured in the incident.

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