DEMING, N.M. (KRQE) – An Amber Alert has been canceled for 3-year-old Avyanna Gaco-Hernandez. Deming Police Chief Clint Hogan says Avyanna was returned safely to her home around 8:33 a.m. Wednesday. Hogan says the the incident does not appear to be a kidnapping.

Early on Wednesday morning, police issued an Amber Alert for the 3-year-old after she was taken from her residence in Deming on the 600 block of west Third St. They say she was abducted by Jaime Gamboa and Adriana Rivas.

Jaime Gamboa | Courtesy: New Mexico State Police
Adriana Rivas | Courtesy: New Mexico State Police

Police say Gamboa and Rivas got into an altercation with Avyanna’s mother when they took her and left on foot. Anyone with information is asked to call Deming Police at (575) 546-0354 or call 9-1-1. No other information has been released at this time.