Two arrested for murder suspect's escape

February 18, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Two teenagers suspected of helping a 17-year-old murder suspect escape from the San Mateo County juvenile detention center will be arraigned Tuesday.

Detectives say Martin Villa Patino and Vanher Cho helped push Josue Raul Orozco atop a 10-foot security wall surrounding an exercise area where they were playing on Thursday night. Orozco then escaped through a hole cut in a chain-link fence.

The jailbreak went unnoticed by two probation officers who monitor the facility's more than 100 security cameras. Officials believe Orozco had hours to run before an arrest warrant was issued.

Authorities believe Orozco may be on his way to Mexico.


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