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A suspect who barricaded in an El Cajon restaurant for about an hour Saturday morning was taken into custody, according to police.

Officers responded to the El Cilantro Fresh Mexican Grill in the 1200 block of East Madison Avenue near the corner of North Second Street at about 7:40 a.m., according to a dispatcher for El Cajon Police.

The standoff was over about an hour later with the suspect being taken into custody without incident, according to police. Other businesses in the area were reportedly evacuated as a precaution. Police have not yet released further details.

— City News Service

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