Man who allegedly assaulted officer arrested after standoff in Antioch


A man who allegedly assaulted an officer was arrested Tuesday morning after an hours-long standoff with police in Antioch. 

According to authorities, the 32-year-old man was arrested after the nearly 5-hour standoff at a home on Deerfield Drive. 

His identity has not been released. 

Police say a call reporting a man with a gun came in around 8 p.m. Monday at the home. 

The suspect reportedly pulled out a weapon and assaulted the responding officer, then barricaded himself inside the home. 

Officials say the officer was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries and released. 

Around 8 to 10 homes in the area were evacuated during the standoff. 

The suspect has been booked into the Contra Costa Jail. 



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