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UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled for 4-year-old boy taken from daycare in Chaparral

Renee Garcia
Otero County Sheriff’s Office
Izrael Martinez
Otero County Sheriff’s Office

According to the Otero County Sheriff’s Office, Izrael Martinez was found and is safe.

No further details were provided.


CHAPARRAL, New Mexico- An Amber Alert has been issued for a 4-year-old boy who authorities say was abducted by his non-custodial mother.  

According to the Otero County Sheriff’s Office, Izrael Martinez was taken by Renee Garcia, 40. The child was last seen at the Dinosaurs Home Daycare located at 336 Ralph Street at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Investigators say it’s unclear where they are headed.

Investigators say they are believed to be driving a white, unknown make and model, four-door work truck, with a headache rack, and red and black company lettering on the side. Authorities say the truck has an unknown black and yellow license plate.

Izrael Martinez was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and orange sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Otero County Sheriff’s Office at 575-437-2210.

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