Video: 83-year-old La Puente resident throws man off roof after hours-long standoff

A man climbed on top of the roof of a La Puente home and wouldn’t come down for several hours Tuesday until an 83-year-old resident threw him off, according to bystander video of the incident.

The man had refused to budge for at least five hours despite demands from deputies and a crisis negotiator, said Sgt. David Cortinas of the sheriff’s Temple City station. He said the man was taken to a hospital for psychological evaluation after sheriff’s deputies took him into custody.

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