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Albuquerque burglar held at gunpoint by his victims, then robs again

Aaron Lujan. (Photo: Albuquerque Police Department)

Aaron Lujan. (Photo: Albuquerque Police Department)

An Albuquerque burglary suspect who was held at gunpoint by two of his victims is back in jail after allegedly committing another robbery.

Police say 26-year-old Aaron Lujan was arrested Saturday night on several charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police spokesman Fred Duran says this is Lujan's third arrest in a week.

According to Duran, Lujan robbed an elderly woman and then offered to meet her to return her keys.

She called authorities who went to the meeting spot.

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Lujan led officers on a foot chase through a golf course. He was found hiding in a tree and arrested without incident.

Lujan was arrested Thursday after a couple caught him loading their belongings into his car.

The husband observed Luan putting a generator, power tools and other items of his into an SUV and confronted him.

The 70-year-old man then grabbed his shotgun while his 66-year-old wife took a handgun and both held Lujan at gunpoint until police arrived.

Police said Lujan had just been released from jail earlier Thursday.

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