Boston police are asking for the public’s help in finding a young Roxbury mother and her toddler son who have been missing since mid-August.
Police said Maria Altagracia Reina-Delacruz, 20, who also goes by the name of Maria Serret-Tejeda, and her son, Royce Noe Reina-Serret, have not been seen since Saturday, Aug. 17, police said.
The mother and 1-year-old son left Roxbury, headed for New York, and have failed to return home, police said
All attempts to contact her have been unsuccessful. “Her family is concerned for her safety and the well-being of her young son,” police said in a posting on the department’s website.
Attempts to contact Reina-Delacruz’s husband, who is the father of the child, have also been unsuccessful, police said. The husband, Noe Reina-Delacruz, “is considered a person of interest in the disappearance and is wanted on several unrelated matters,” police said.
Maria Altagracia Reina-Delacruz is described as being Hispanic, 5-foot-4, 125 pounds, with a thin build and dyed blonde hair.
Police asked anyone with information on their whereabouts to call them at 617-343-4275. People who want to provide information anonymously can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).