Anaheim man detained after barricading himself in a bathroom at his business

Anaheim man arrested Saturday after allegedly attacking a person with knife and then barricading himself in the business’s bathroom.

Garden Grove officers responded to a report of an attack at the 14000 block Euclid Street, around 4.45 p.m.

Police found out that the suspect was involved in a fight and had attacked another person using a knife. The suspect was already locked in his bathroom and refusing to leave when officers arrived.

The Police Department’s SWAT team was called to the scene and after several unsuccessful hours of negotiations, “chemical agents”These were used inside the bathrooms.

Later, the man surrendered to police and was taken in custody

He’s been identified as Reynaldo Valencia, 31, of Anaheim. Garden Grove police stated that he may be facing charges of assault with a fatal weapon.


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