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Search Continues for Inmate Who Walked Away from Work Detail

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, NEW MEXICO - Still no sign of a Hobbs inmate who walked away from work detail more than a week ago.

Police are looking for 26-year-old Ismael Rodriguez.

Police say he was performing community service at the Hobbs Animal Adoption Center when he just walked off.

That was around 11:30 that morning.

Rodriguez was serving a 30 day sentence for driving on a suspended or revoked driver's license.

He now faces escape charges.

Rodriguez is not considered a threat.

We're told he's been in jail before and performed community service with no problems.

If you see him, call Hobbs Police at (575)397-9265.

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