An Amber Alert was issued Monday in connection with the abduction of 2-year-old Celestine Stoot III in Lake Elsinore, allegedly by his father.

Celestine Stoot Jr. was last seen in Lake Elsinore on Sunday, according to the alert, issued by the California Highway Patrol on behalf of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Stoot is 31 years old, Black, 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs an estimated 160 pounds, authorities said. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Stoot is driving a 2020 silver Kia Optima with California plates U335133.

Stoot should be considered armed and dangerous, according to the alert. Anyone with information on his whereabouts was asked to call 911.

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