Roswell police find missing boy, aunt taken into custody

ROSWELL, N.M. — Authorities found a six-year-old boy and his Roswell aunt after they reportedly went missing over the weekend.

Aryk Peralta, 6, was found in Las Cruces with his aunt – Debra Peralta, 48, of Roswell.

According to Roswell police, Aryk “is okay and safe” after a missing endangered juvenile advisory was issued for him Sunday evening. Aryk’s family last saw him around 4 p.m. Saturday, as he and his aunt were heading to the Walmart Supercenter in Roswell.

Debra has been taken into custody. No word on if she will face any charges.