Brothers Jairo Perez and Miguel Miranda found after going missing from Mesa group home

MESA, AZ - Two boys who went missing from a group home in Mesa have been located, according to police.

Mesa police say Jairo Perez and Miguel Miranda are now in Child Protective Services custody.

Perez, 10, and Miranda, 14, ran away from the home on Sunday morning.

Police spokesman Tony Landato said the brothers were last seen near Chandler and McQueen roads around noon.

Authorities say the boys' mother had been arrested by Chandler police Saturday night on suspicion of trespassing and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

She's identified as 36-year-old Jessica Montano.

The brothers were placed in the group home by CPS and police say the two boys ran away Sunday morning after going to play basketball..

Check back with abc15.com for updates on this developing story.

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