Man arrested after holding gun to man’s head

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A dangerous suspect is off the streets after police tracked him down. It happened in the area of Lomas and San Pedro in northeast Albuquerque.

Police say Devonte Brown held a gun to a man’s head, saying he had robbed him. The victim told Brown he didn’t know him as he pled for his life. He was able to escape and call police.

Brown took off and police searched the area for him. He was found hiding in a backyard just blocks away. He was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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