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. 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. Cell phone video taken by resident Ashley Wrenn showed the resident, who she identified as her 83-year-old grandfather, Wilford Burgess, approaching the intruder on the roof, grabbing him and shoving him off.
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