Rio Rancho police shut down highway during crime investigation

Updated: 12/28/2013 6:07 PM | Created: 12/28/2013 1:57 PM
By: Johnny Cordoba, KOB 4

Rio Rancho, NM – Residents in Rio Rancho woke up to a police investigation near the intersection of Barbara Loop and Rio Rancho Boulevard.  

According to Rio Rancho Police spokesperson Janet Garcia a call came in at approximately 7:30am reporting a male down on the street in front of the Hot Tamales restaurant on 528.

Officers responded to the area and found a male unresponsive on the street.  The subject received CPR and was immediately transported to the hospital.

At this time police believe the male might have been assaulted or hit by a vehicle.

Rio Rancho police is currently looking for a four-door, midsize, early 2000’s green sedan.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Stay with and KOB4 Eyewitness News for additional updates.

Violent Crime Investigation Shuts Hwy 528 to local traffic
Photo: Courtesy: Rio Rancho Police Dept.

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