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Have you seen this escaped detainee?
Local law enforcement are seeking the public’s help to locate a male immigrant who escaped detention on Sunday, July 4.
The escapee is Wilking Sanchez Tejeda of the Dominican Republic.
The Chief Immigration Officer, Ian Penn said Sanchez Tejeda escaped with help from an unknown person.
“This incident occurred at Castle Maria Hotel where the security officer on duty was attacked,” the Immigration Ministry said in a statement Thursday night.
Penn, in the meantime, said the matter was immediately reported to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and a full investigation on the specific circumstances of the escape is ongoing.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sanchez Tejeda are asked to contact the Immigration Department at 284-468-4717, 284-468-4715 or 284-468-4754.
They can also call the RVIPF hotline at 311.
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