The 14-year-old suspect The teen suspected of fatally stabbing Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors is believed to have skipped town to hide out with relatives down South, The Post has learned.
“We think he’s down South. We’re looking for him,” one high-ranking source told The Post.
He is not believed to have left the city on a train or airplane, suggesting he traveled by car, the source added.
The regional fugitive task force, composed of dozens of local and federal law enforcement agencies, has been tapped to find the boy, multiple law enforcement sources said.
The 14-year-old boy — whom cops have depicted in photos but not publicly identified because he is a juvenile — has been on the run since early last week after bolting out of a car while on his way with his mother to talk to cops about the case, sources have said.
Police have publicly disputed that account, but multiple high-level police sources confirmed the story to The Post. Enlarge Image Tessa Majors Police have already arrested 13-year-old Zyairr Davis on a felony murder charge after he allegedly admitted to his role in the botched mugging in Morningside Park on Dec. 11.
Another teen was detained but cut loose for lack of evidence.Majors, a musician and aspiring journalist, was walking in the Upper Manhattan park when she was jumped, put in a chokehold and stabbed numerous times, according to police.The 18-year-old Virginia native was found by a Columbia University security guard just outside the park around 5:30 p.m., according to […]