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Luis Sanchez

State police are investigating after an Albuquerque man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stabbing multiple people at a Rail Runner station at 130 Montano Road.

Agents learned that a man, later identified as 32-year-old Luis Sanchez, got into an altercation and stabbed another man around 1 p.m., according to state police. A security guard who tried to break up the fight also was stabbed, as was a female passenger. None suffered life-threatening injuries, and all were treated at the scene and then taken to hospitals, state police said.

The security guard called in the incident on a radio, and the train came to a stop near the Montano station, state police said. Sanchez fled south, and Albuquerque officers chased him down and arrested him without incident, state police added. A search of Sanchez’s backpack yielded a gun, and the knife he allegedly used was found on the ground near the Rail Runner train, state police said.

Sanchez was arrested on three counts of aggravated battery (use of a deadly weapon); possession of a firearm or destructive device by a felon; and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer.

Albuquerque police asked state police to take over the investigation.

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