Roswell city employees foil burglar’s escape

Roswell City Hall
Roswell City Hall

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Three city of Roswell employees are considered heroes for ending a burglary suspect’s escape.

Bobby Ray Prudencio, 24, is accused of breaking into a vehicle parked at Pepper’s Grill and Bar.

The victim saw him and chased him all the way to city hall where the three city employees noticed what was going on. One of the employees caught Prudencio while the others held him down until police arrived.

Prudencio was already wanted on several warrants. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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