State police: 1 or more of missing boys may have been returned to parents

Posted at: 10/12/2013 7:43 AM
Updated at: 10/12/2013 10:06 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed,

New Mexico State Police have received information that one or more of the missing boys from a troubled youth ranch have been returned to their parents.

State police said they have not been able to physically confirm their well-being, so the Amber Alert will remain active.

An Amber Alert was issued Friday evening for nine boys from Tierra Blanca Youth Ranch, located in Sierra County, New Mexico:

-Charlie Lamb (13)
-Ryan Sibbett (16)
-Bryce Hall (17)
-Mayson Myers (13)
-Peter Adams (16)
-Michael Rozell (15)
-Oscar Ruiz (17)
-David Easter (17)
-Evan Kogler (16)

Authorities are requesting parents of the missing boys to contact state police at 575-382-2500.

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