2 men wanted for ‘violent felonies’ taken into custody by Bakersfield, Tulare County law enforcement

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police said two men were taken into custody Thursday evening following a SWAT standoff involving Tulare County law enforcement in East Bakersfield.

A Bakersfield police spokesperson said officers assisted Tulare County sheriff’s deputies who were searching for a man wanted for a “violent felony” in the area of Monterey Street and Alta Vista Drive Thursday afternoon.

Tulare authorities took a man into custody, according to police. During the same search, a second man also wanted for a “violent felony” was taken into custody by Bakersfield police officers, the department said. Their names were not released Thursday night.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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