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Man threatens grandmother with knife, makes Most Wanted list


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A man accused of threatening his 70-year-old grandmother with a machete or large knife is the latest addition to Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to a press release Friday from the Roswell Police Department.


Kalistro Francisco Linares, 18, faces charges of robbery, aggravated assault and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.

Linares is accused of threatening his grandmother during a Jan. 15 argument between the two about his failure to clean up after himself in the house the two shared.

The release states Linares allegedly took his grandmother’s vehicle without her permission. The vehicle was later discovered abandoned in Artesia.

Linares is 5 feet 2 inches tall and 135 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

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Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of Linares or other pertinent information is asked to contact the RPD at 575-624-6770 or Chaves County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-8477. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward in the event information leads to an arrest or conviction.

Breaking news reporter Alex Ross can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 301, or at breakingnews@rdrnews.com.

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