Police investigating after man threatened UNM student with gun


ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Police are investigating after a University of New Mexico student was threatened with a gun.

The student told police he was approached by a man at Central and Yale around 10 a.m.

Police say the man asked the student if he wanted to buy an internet router from a box he was carrying. When the student refused, police say the suspect pointed a gun at him and fled.

The only description of the suspect is that he is about 6-foot-3 and was last seen walking westbound on Central Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Albuquerque Police or UNM Police.

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