Aurora police locate 13-year-old boy who went missing New Year’s Day

Thirteen-year-old Fabian Rosales is the second boy reported missing from Aurora since New Year’s Eve.

Fabian Rosales. (Courtesy of the Aurora Police Department)

This story has been updated from an earlier version.

Aurora police located the 13-year-old boy who went missing Sunday evening from an area near Havana Street and East 11th Avenue.

Fabian “Xavier” Rosales was reported missing Sunday from his home on the 10700 block of East 11th Avenue. He was located Monday afternoon at a friend’s house, according to the Aurora Police Department.

Fabian was the second boy reported missing from the area since New Year’s Eve.

David Puckett, 6, went missing at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday from the 15700 block of East Amherst Place. Officers and community members searched the area Sunday and Monday but did not locate the boy.

The FBI and bloodhounds are being used in the search, police said Monday. Police issued an Amber Alert for David on Monday afternoon due to the length of his disappearance and concerns about the weather.

The Aurora Police Department said on social media that there is nothing to suggest anything sinister is going on in the community. Police are asking anyone who sees David to call 9-1-1-.

Adrian D. Garcia

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