Tot Found Along SR-76 Had Wandered From Home: Deputy

A toddler was found alone Wednesday along State Route 76 in San Diego County, Cal Fire officials confirmed. 

A contractor working for San Diego Gas & Electric found the boy just before 8 a.m., according to officials. 

He was located a quarter of a mile east of the Round Up Grill on SR-76. 

The 2-year-old white male is not named Noe, according to Lt. Matthew Glisson with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

The child was described as having black hair and wearing a yellow shirt and green shorts. 

Glisson had no details on the child's condition. He said the boy appears to have walked away from home. The toddler was released into the custody of his mother, Glisson said. 

An Amber Alert is in effect for a 15-month-old Los Angeles boy who was reported abducted by his father who does not have custodial rights.  

The Amber Alert child was described as 2 feet tall, about 35 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a yellow shirt, black shorts with two green stripes and black tennis shoes.

Los Angeles Police have confirmed the child found in San Diego County is not the boy missing from Boyle Heights.

The location of the reported abduction was 120 miles north of the area where the San Diego County child was found.

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