Missing children’s case in Roberts County resolved

March 22, 2024

Mike Tanner

SISSETON, S.D.–The Roberts County Sheriff’s office says two young children are safe after they were taken from their grandparents near New Effington Wednesday afternoon.

Forty seven year-old Amber Perez does not have custody of the girls, ages 5 and 2.

The sheriff’s office issued an alert saying Perez was believed to be traveling in a blue Pontiac Grand Am, and was urging anyone with information to reach out or call 911 if they saw anything.

They later posted on their Facebook page that the children were located and returned safely to their grandparents.