Suspect taken into custody after taking people hostage
August 21, 2018 05:57 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A suspect has been taken into custody after taking people hostage at a Walgreens in southwest Albuquerque, according to APD.
Police say the man, armed with a knife, entered the store around 6 p.m. Monday.
SWAT was called in and rescued at least two hostages.
Police say they used non-lethal force to subdue the suspect.
He was taken into custody around 7:30 p.m.
His name has not been released.
Police are still investigating what prompted the man to take hostages.
Updated: August 21, 2018 05:57 AM
Created: August 20, 2018 07:33 PM
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