Deputies at Cachuma Lake trying to contact possibly armed woman

Posted at 4:52 PM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-23 19:52:06-04

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies were trying to make contact with a woman who was said to be suicidal and appeared to be armed at Cachuma Lake on Thursday afternoon.

Multiple deputies were on scene in the Bradbury Dam area.

Sheriff’s officials said they were also utilizing a helicopter and had called in a negotiation team.

No other details were immediately available. This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.