By CBSLA Staff

KOREATOWN (CBSLA) — Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were investigating Wednesday evening after a fetus was found in the middle of a Koreatown street.

Police said an infant was found dead in the middle of a Koreatown street Wednesday evening. (CBSLA)

According to department, officers responded at about 5:06 p.m. to the intersection of 7th Street and New Hampshire Avenue for reports of a baby in the street.

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When officers arrived on the scene, they found the fetus in the middle of the road. Police initially described the fetus as a 6-month-old infant.

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No further information was released.

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Streets in the immediate area were blocked off as the investigation continued.