Missing 25-year-old mother and 3-month-old son found


25-year-old Lesitte Monique Felix and her 3-month-old son Josiah Anthony Felix were found safe late Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department confirmed.

Authorities did not elaborate on where and how the mother and son were found but thanked the public for their help locating the pair.



A 25-year-old woman who suffers from autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder went missing Wednesday with her 3-month-old son in La Mirada.  

Lesitte Monique Felix and her son Josiah Anthony Felix were last seen about noon near their home in the 15000 block of Watkins Drive, between La Mirada Boulevard and Rosecrans Avenue, according to Deputy Erin Liu of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.  

Felix was wearing a navy blue sweater, black shorts, and slippers, and Josiah was wearing a camouflage onesie and sitting in a blue stroller.   Feliz is described as Hispanic, 4 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing 90 pounds, with brown eyes, medium-length curly black hair, and a butterfly tattooon her right shoulder blade, Liu said.  

Josiah is described as 22 inches tall, weighing 15 pounds, with browneyes and no

Authorities circulated photos of Felix and Josiah and encourage anyone with information about their whereabouts to contact Detective Rodriguez, Detective Abraham, or Detective Pereida of the sheriff's Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500.

Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.

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