06/03/2010 08:25 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Brian Alexik Bust: 'Jason Bourne' Counterfeiting Suspect Nabbed In Downtown LA

Brian Alexik, the mysterious counterfeiter who made a "jason Bourne" style escape when tracked down by an LAPD swat team in April, was finally apprehended after a five-hour standoff in Downtown Los Angeles today. Blogdowntown reports:

This morning, police following up on a lead surrounded the American Hotel at Traction and Hewitt, approaching a unit occupied by a girl they believe to be Alexik's girlfriend.

"Ultimately what she told us was that Alexik was inside the location," explained Steven Sambar of LAPD's Major Crimes division. "Out of caution and concern from the evidence that we had before ... we used our caution to ensure our Special Weapons and Tactics came out to assist us in making contact with him. He did voluntarily submit to arrest."

Watch KTLA's coverage of the bust: