Police chase causes major traffic backup on I-25 near Sunport

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – All I-25 southbound lanes at the Sunport have been reopened Wednesday afternoon following a short police chase. The Albuquerque Police Department reports that officers respond to an individual who threatened a security guard with a gun at the Wyndham Suites on Gibson Blvd Wednesday afternoon. They say the suspect then fled in a vehicle and was driving “in an unsafe manner.”

A PIT maneuver was utilized to stop the suspect’s vehicle. Police were then able to apprehend the suspect. All I-25 southbound lanes at the Sunport were closed for a few hours on Wednesday as police investigated the area.

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