Wanted 12-year-old located, taken into custody
November 20, 2018 05:34 PM
SANTA FE, N.M. - Santa Fe Police say they have located a wanted 12-year-old boy and taken him into custody.
According to a post on the department's Facebook page, officers located Marcus Isaiah Atencio overnight with the assistance of his mother.
He was taken into custody without incident.
Police had alerted the public of Atencio on Monday, saying he had taken off from his mother's home.
His mother, Angelique Roybal talked with KOB's Brittany Costello Monday night. She said her husband called police after they believed they had found drugs in Atencio's backpack. When officers arrived, Marcus was gone, apparently escaping through a window of the home.
Atencio was wanted for possession and trafficking of cocaine. Police also said he is a suspect in an armed robbery.
Updated: November 20, 2018 05:34 PM
Created: November 20, 2018 11:23 AM
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