Little boy found without parents at homeless encampment in Paramount

The mother of a little boy who was found alone at a homeless encampment in Paramount  has been located.

Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said baby Anthony was found Thursday around 10 a.m. at an encampment in the Los Angeles riverbed near the 710 and 105 Freeways. He was with a man who has no relation to the child.

On Friday afternoon, the sheriff's department reported that the boy's mother had been located. The boy was placed in the custody of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lakewood Station Watch Commander at 562-623-3500 or LASD Detective Delgadillo at 562-254-6176.