Albuquerque police searching for 6 missing, endangered children


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department says a mom took her six kids and is on the run from police Friday.

Genoveva Fazio is wanted for beating and sexually assaulting her 14-year-old son. According to the arrest warrant, Fazio is accused of punishing him by pulling on his genitals, punching, kicking and biting him.

He eventually escaped and ran to a police station. When officers went to the home, Fazio and six of her other kids were gone.

Albuquerque police say the children include five boys and one girl. According to APD, the girl is 10-year-old Ariel Fazio.

Police have identified the boys as 14-year-old Xavier Fazio, 13-year-old Zion Fazio-Stone, 10-year-old Jarod Fazio, 5-year-old Jedidiah Fazio-Lee, and 3 to 5 month old Ameth Fazio-Yonker.

APD says the children were last seen at 511 59th Street NW on Sunday, Dec. 18.

APD has not released any photos of the children yet, but are working on obtaining those. All of the children are described as having black hair and hazel eyes.

No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with any information is being asked to call police.

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