MICHOACÁN.- The Attorney General of Michoacán, Adrián López Solís, reported a joint operation between the Ministry of Public Security and the National Guard, on the border with Jalisco, to locate basketball player Alexis Cervantes.
Through his social networks the prosecutor stated: “With the participation of different security authorities, we are conducting a search operation for basketball player Alexis Cervantes and taxi driver Marcos Sandoval Julián, which will be active for 72 hours.”
Previously, the Pacific Basketball Circuit (Cibapac) reported in a statement that the 32-year-old player traveled to Michoacán to participate in several municipal tournaments and had not heard from him for several days.
It was detailed that on December 5 he was in a round of 16 match in the Zirimbo Basketball League, a town in the Tancítaro municipality; however, he did not appear to play the quarterfinals on Sunday, December 12.
Two days later, on Tuesday, his family contacted him for the last time when he was in the Los Reyes municipality, Michoacán, from where he planned to travel to Guadalajara, Jalisco, and then go to Guasave, Sinaloa, his hometown, to pass the dates Christmas.
The Attorney General of the State of Michoacán (FGE) issued a search alert, where it specified that the last contact with him was on December 21, around 2:30 p.m., in the vicinity of the Los Reyes bus station.
It was also detailed that the basketball player took a taxi to Guadalajara, which was driven by Marcos Sandoval Julián, also identified as missing.