Updated: 11/16/2013 8:44 PM |
Created: 11/16/2013 6:21 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon, KOB.com
A SWAT situation created tense moments for one southwest Albuquerque neighborhood on Saturday.
Police say Anthony Sanchez stole a car, abandoned it and then barricaded himself inside his aunt’s home near Unser and Gibson.
Police say Sanchez’s aunt is pregnant and had a small child at the home.
Streets in the area were closed down to traffic.
The SWAT team was called to the scene.
Sanchez came out of the home at around 1 p.m.
He is charged with auto theft and child abuse.
Sanchez also had an outstanding felony warrant for battery on a healthcare worker.