Police Searching for Teen Escapee

James Spoke
James Spoke

An escaped teen believed to be armed could be in the Amarillo area.... 

New Mexico officials say 17 year old James Spoke escaped from a New Mexico youth correctional facility over a week ago while serving time for forgery.

He is described as six foot one inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue painter's pants and white sneakers. 

Spoke is believed to have a knife in his possession.

If you have any information you are asked to call police immediately.