13-hour SWAT ends peacefully

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A SWAT situation in northeast Albuquerque that had been underway for about 13 hours is over.

Police said they arrested Nicholas Leyba, 35, around 6 a.m. He allegedly barricaded himself in the home.

This all began at 5 p.m. Wednesday on Moon between Hannett and Aspen. They say a man sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend, then barricaded himself inside.

The woman was able to get free, but police said the man was threatening suicide.

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