Weather closings and delays

Man allegedly tries to carjack 3 football players with fake gun

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Angelo Martinez

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 21-year-old New Mexico man is accused of trying to carjack three football players with a fake gun.

Police say Angelo Martinez stopped the players as they were leaving football practice and asked for a ride, KRQE reports.

After agreeing, Martinez allegedly pulled the fakeĀ gun on them.

When he went to grab one player’s phone, they tackled him and held him down until police arrived.