Man accused of carjacking victim with AK-47 faces federal charges

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An Albuquerque man accused of leading police on a chase through neighborhoods after carjacking someone will face federal charges.

Authorities say 21-year-old Donavon Young used an AK-47 to rob a man at the Smith’s at Yale and Lead on Friday night.

Officers pursued Young in the man’s truck through residential neighborhoods before crashing into a dirt mound.

Young will be charged with carjacking and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.

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