EPPD: ‘Suspicious’ subject did not commit crime outside Casa Carmelita migrant center

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El Paso police respond to calls of a “suspicious subject: outside the Casa Carmelita migrant center.

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) ⁠— A “suspicious subject” at the center of a viral social media post did not commit a crime and was therefore released from custody, police announced.

According to police, officers detained the man at about 7 p.m. on the 900 block of Stanton.

The post accuses the man of brandishing a knife and having a loaded gun, ammunition, and a white powdered substance in his vehicle.

However, investigators interviewed the man and released him after they “determined that no criminal offense had been committed.”

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