2 detained after gas station standoff in NW ABQ - Albuquerque Journal

2 detained after gas station standoff in NW ABQ

Officers detained a man and a woman who had holed up inside a gas station after allegedly stealing a vehicle Thursday afternoon in Northwest Albuquerque.

Gilbert Gallegos, an Albuquerque police spokesman, said the people safely exited the Circle K at Coors and Bluewater NW and were taken into custody.

Gallegos said earlier Thursday that a man had fled a stolen vehicle before running into the convenience store and barricading himself inside, leading to a lengthy standoff.

Officers could be seen taking a man and a woman into custody around 3 p.m.

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