The mother of a newborn baby that was abandoned in a stroller on a Los Angeles street has been arrested by Los Angeles has been apprehended by authorities.

Police Arrest Mother Of Abandoned Newborn In LA

Police say 20-year-old Belen Ramirez of Long Beach was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of child endangerment.


Officer Mike Lopez, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department, says Ramirez is being held at LAPD’s 77th Street Station jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.

A man, Alex Diaz, found the newborn boy, whose umbilical cord was still attached, about 1 p.m. on Tuesday near the college campus of the University of Southern California. He told police he had seen the stroller Monday night. When he saw the stroller the next day, still in the same spot, he inspected it and saw the baby inside.

The child is in good condition and still remains under the custody of the Department of Family and Child Services.

In addition, the grandmother of Ramirez is also being questioned by LAPD.

Police Arrest Mother Of Abandoned Newborn In LA