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APD secures bomb threat as hospital locked down for brief time Saturday evening

Marian Camacho
August 19, 2018 12:08 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Police blocked off a section of northeast Albuquerque and put a hospital on lockdown for a brief time Saturday evening due to a bomb threat in the area of Wyoming and Constitution.

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According to Albuquerque Police, officers were called to the area Saturday evening in reference to an armed robbery. Police say Daniel Ramirez walked into the Circle K at Wyoming and Constitution with two backpacks, claiming there were explosives in them.

Police closed off the area around 9:15 p.m. and put Kaseman Hospital on lockdown while they rendered the bags safe.

According to online court records, Ramirez has a criminal history dating back to 1993 that includes aggravated battery and armed robbery. He faces charges of armed robbery and giving, sending or placing a hoax bomb after Saturday's incident. 

The area of Constitution and Wyoming is closed due to a police situation @abqfire

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Marian Camacho

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