- Associated Press - Monday, June 25, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Police in Albuquerque have arrested a man who they say doused himself with gasoline and made suicidal statements.

They say the man was taken into custody Monday afternoon and was being taken to the University of New Mexico psychiatric center for evaluation.

The name and age of the man wasn’t immediately released.

Officers were called about a man who was trespassing at a business.

They found a man in a car and he wouldn’t provide his registration and insurance information.



Police say as the officer went back to his car to issue some citations, the man poured at least a gallon of gasoline on top of himself from a container.

The man yelling at officers for several hours and flicked his lighter before being arrested.

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