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Train delayed as authorities search for suspect near Carpinteria

Posted at 6:33 PM, Feb 07, 2019

A train was delayed in Carpinteria Thursday as authorities searched for a suspect.

Pacific Surfliner first tweeted about the incident just after 6 p.m.

The tweet said Train 7777 was delayed in an area just north of Carpinteria while police searched for a suspect who was trying to avoid being captured near the train tracks.

In a second tweet, Pacific Surfliner said the train was moving again but was approaching Santa Barbara 45 minutes later than planned.

No other details were released.

KSBY has reached out to law enforcement agencies in the area for more information.