Cops Throw Flash Bang Grenade at Man Eating McDonald’s in a Stolen Car

A man was caught Wednesday while eating McDonald’s in a car police say he had stolen.

Businesses near Carlisle and Menaul boulevards locked doors and residents grabbing coffee were startled as the arrest took place.

The sound those residents heard was a flash-bang grenade as officers swarmed the stolen vehicle.

Police said it was carjacked at gunpoint this past week in Albuquerque. Police were able to get the driver and a passenger out of the car and take them into custody safely. Police said once the men were cornered, they got out of the car on their own.

Elias Lopez, 31, faces robbery and aggravated assault charges.

Anthony Martinez, 34, is charged with harboring a fugitive and aggravated assault. He also has pending federal charges against him.



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