A child missing from the Alliance area has been found safe Monday evening.

Police say 2-year-old Cole Smart was recovered safely around 6:30 p.m.

The Alliance Police Department had issued an endangered missing child advisory for the toddler around 1:45 p.m. Monday

In the advisory, police said Smart was taken from his home by his non-custodial mother, identified as Nicole Middleton (pictured below). Police believed Smart to be in danger and were concerned for his safety.

Police described Smart as a biracial male with brown hair and brown eyes standing at two feet tall and weighing 30 pounds.

He had been missing since 11:15 p.m. on September 23.