Albuquerque police catch man accused of stealing from bait car

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Eric Brown

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department bait car has caught another thief, who has some unique tattoos.

Officers say they caught 45-year-old Eric Brown taking items from a bait car near San Pedro and Gibson.

APD put the bait car out after reports of an increase in auto theft.

Officers were watching as Brown took the items. They followed him down the street where they were able to arrest him. 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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