VICTORVILLE (CBSLA.com) — Deputies from the Victorville Police Department are hunting for a mother they said left her two young sons alone in a motel room.
Officials responded to the Queens Motel (16959 Stoddard Wells Road) around 1:45 p.m. Friday a report of two small children alone in a motel room.READ MORE: Dozens Of Migrant Children Housed At Long Beach, Pomona Intake Centers Being Treated For COVID-19
Deputies located the two boys, 3 and 5 years old, alone in the motel room with no supervision and minimal food. The oldest child told deputies he had not eaten since the night before. It was determined the children had been left alone since Thursday evening around 11 p.m.READ MORE: Court Upholds Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Use Of Emergency Powers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Officials said the mother, identified as 46-year-old Juliet Arias of Victorville, has not been located and a warrant for her arrest has been issued
Children and Family Services responded and have placed the boys in foster care.MORE NEWS: Law Enforcement Patrolling For Impaired Drivers On Cinco De Mayo
Anyone with information regarding Arias’ whereabouts is asked to call Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463).