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Amber Alert Over; Missing Boy Back Home

Posted August 15, 2004

— A Cornelius, N.C., teenager has been found after being declared missing Sunday.

An Amber Alert was issued Sunday morning for 15-year-old Jose Carmelo Puerta, who had left his home Friday.

According to police, Puerta left his home of his own will. Saturday, his family notified Winston-Salem police after they said he called and was being held against his will.

Puerta returned home safely at about 4 p.m. Sunday.

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