PUYALLUP -- A man barricaded himself inside a home with his girlfriend and a 3-year-old child Wednesday.
Puyallup police identified the man as 25-year-old Anthony Lopez.
Anthony Lopez (DOC photo)
Officers showed up to arrest Lopez on a warrant, but when they approached the house they found what appeared to be a pipe bomb.
Police backed away and set up a perimeter around the home.
Throughout the night, negotiators have had some contact with Lopez, but they said it became difficult to get a hold of him late Thursday night.
Police activity came to an end after the suspect was not found in the home around 3 a.m. Thursday morning.
Police said Lopez was wanted for escaping from community custody in connection to a previous conviction.
A robot was called in to secure the device.