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Authorities Release More Details in Connection With Standoff in Hobbs, N.M.

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HOBBS, N.M. - We're learning more details about a SWAT stand-off situation that took place on Thursday in Hobbs.

We're told the standoff was in reference to a kidnapping that began on Gulf Street.

Officers were told 28-year-old Ashley Sosa had been kidnapped by Bobby Morales.

By the time they got there, Morales had already sped off.

His pickup truck was later found on south Willow.

Police were told that the two were inside of home on that street.

When SWAT made their way inside, they found nothing.

If you spot either Sosa or Morales, you're asked to call police at (575) 397-9265.