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After April arrest for wielding machete, teen charged with assaulting APS officer

J.R. Oppenheim
August 18, 2017 06:18 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The teenager who allegedly wielded a machete inside a northeast Albuquerque grocery store in April now faces charges for assaulting an Albuquerque Public Schools officer.

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Police say Keisean Anderson, now 16 years old, threatened employees with the machete at an Albertsons. An Albuquerque police officer responded to this incident when his cruiser collided with a civilian vehicle at Eubank and Indian School, resulting in the death of a 6-year-old boy.

On Thursday, Anderson was arrested again for assault on a peace officer, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. Anderson allegedly assaulted an APS officer at Sandia High School during the first week back at school. The security officer asked Anderson, a former student, to leave when Anderson got belligerent and allegedly hit the officer.

Anderson is currently held at a juvenile detention center on a no-bond hold.

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J.R. Oppenheim

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