Inmate escapes from San Miguel County Detention Center

Felix Romero

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — An inmate escaped Saturday from the San Miguel County Detention Center, state police said.

Police said 22-year-old Felix Romero of Las Vegas broke a window and walked away from the facility.

He’s described as 5-foot-4 and 180 pounds, with brown eyes and a heavily tattooed neck and scalp.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and gray sweatpants.

Police said Romero was jailed on a warrant for failure to appear and for a probation violation.

According to police, Romero’s criminal history includes trafficking drugs, battery on a peace officer, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and criminal damage to property.

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