Roswell police say 2-year-old has been found safe

Azariah Torrez
Azariah Torrez

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Roswell police say a 2-year-old girl they were searching for since Monday has been found safe.

A judge ordered 2-year-old Azariah Torrez be placed into the care of a new guardian on Monday. However, authorities were not intially able to locate the girl to place her with the new guardian.

She was believed to be with 23-year-old Seneca Tavarez and/or 37-year-old Victoria Grado.

Seneca Tavarez
(Photo caption: Seneca Tavarez)

Police now say Seneca Tavarez voluntarily turned the girl over to them Tuesday afternoon.

They say the girl is safe and now in proper custody.

Victoria Grado
(Photo caption: Victoria Grado) provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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