Albuquerque man held at gunpoint by victims back in jail

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque burglary suspect who was held at gunpoint by two of his victims is back in jail after allegedly committing another robbery.

Police say 26-year-old Aaron Lujan was arrested Saturday night on several charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police spokesman Fred Duran says this is Lujan’s third arrest in a week.

According to Duran, Lujan robbed an elderly woman and then offered to meet her to return her keys.

She called authorities who went to the meeting spot.

Lujan led officers on a foot chase through a golf course. He was found hiding in a tree and arrested without incident.

Lujan was arrested Thursday after a couple caught him loading their belongings into his car.

The husband observed Luan putting a generator, power tools and other items of his into an SUV and confronted him.

The 70-year-old man then grabbed his shotgun while his 66-year-old wife took a handgun and both held Lujan at gunpoint until police arrived.

Police said Lujan had just been released from jail earlier Thursday.

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