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APD launches violent crimes callout in the NW

The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating after a female ran to a neighbor’s house requesting help on 47th Street NW.

Fri. Sept. 24, 2021

The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating after a female ran to a neighbor’s house requesting help on 47th Street NW. The neighbor advised the female stated she had been attacked, stating the attacker poured gasoline on her and proceeded to light her on fire. The neighbor called for police and medical assistance on her behalf.

The woman did have serious burns and was transported to the hospital for immediate medical help.

More information will be released as it is available.

UPDATE: Friday, Sept. 24, 2021

On September 24, 2021, a female ran to a neighbor’s house requesting help. The neighbor advised the female stated she had been attacked. Additionally, the victim stated the attacker poured gas on her and lit her on fire. The neighbor called for police and medical assistance on behalf. The victim was transported to the hospital for immediate medical help.

UPDATE: Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021

APD detectives arrested Lawrence Sedillo (2/15/82) and charged him with Aggravated Battery (Great Bodily Harm). He was booked overnight into the Metro Detention Center.