LAKE ELSINORE (CBSLA) — An AMBER Alert was issued on Monday for a 1-year-old boy who went missing in Lake Elsinore.
The alert to find Celestine Stoot III covered Riverside, Los Angeles San Diego, San Bernardino, Orange, and Imperial counties.
Celestine Stoot, Jr., who is believed to be the boy’s father, was identified as the suspect.
The elder Stoot was described as a 42-year-old Black male, 5’8″ and weighing 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Authorities said he should be considered armed and dangerous.
The suspect was last seen driving a 2020 silver Kia Optima with California license plate number 8VQU461. The vehicle may also have a temporary dealer plate number U335133.
If seen, contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-245-3300 or 911.