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APD: Woman who doused herself in lighter fluid prompts SWAT standoff

Joy Wang
Updated: February 21, 2020 08:35 PM
Created: February 21, 2020 02:34 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The Albuquerque Police Department blocked off the area of 98th and Volcano, near the Flying J, Friday afternoon. 

A police spokesperson said a woman pulled a knife on someone at a Walgreens in southwest Albuquerque, then took off and doused herself in lighter fluid. 

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She was reportedly barricaded inside a stolen car before police were able to take her into custody.

Police did not disclose the name of the woman. 


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