An Artesia teenage boy last seen March 29 near Artesia High School was found Sunday, according Artesia police.
Cmdr. Lindell Smith said Jacob Parsons, 16, was found in Artesia around uninjured Sunday morning at 12:50 a.m.
Smith didn’t release the exact location where Parsons was found.
He was last seen on the afternoon of March 29 at the school at 1002 West Richardson Ave. near Main Street, read an Artesia Police Department’s Facebook post.
Parsons was last seen Friday wearing black shoes, black pants, black hooded sweatshirt and black cap, the social media post read.
He allegedly packed a white hooded sweatshirt and a tie-dye black hooded sweatshirt before he left, per the social media post.
Loving woman found safe
Friday, New Mexico State Police issued a Brittany Alert for Thalia Carnero, 18, of Loving. She was last seen April 1 around 5 p.m. in the 700 block of Beech Street, per information released by State Police.
Officer Frank Methola of the Loving Police Department said she was found Saturday on a residence on Fifth Street in Carlsbad after Carlsbad police received an anonymous tip.
He said Carlsbad officers picked up Carnero and held her until Loving officers arrived to take her home.
“Her mom was so happy and thrilled she was back home,” Methola said.
According to the New Mexico Public Safety Department, a Brittany Alert means a notification relating to an endangered person, who is missing or whom there is a clear indication that person has a developmental disability as defined in state statute and that the person’s health or safety is at risk.
Mike Smith can be reached at 575-628-5546 or by email at [email protected] or @ArgusMichae on Twitter.