One-yr-old missing, allegedly taken by mother and may be in BR

HAMMOND — Officials are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing one-yr-old boy, believed to be taken by his own mother during her visitation.

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Office says Bradley Livers, Jr. was taken by his mother, 18 year old Anya Owens, during her supervised visitation with Bradley earlier this week.

According to investigators, Owens is accused of taking Bradley from his dad’s home on Melanie Lane in Hammond between 1pm and 2pm on Monday April 24, 2023.

After attempting to get his son returned for several days, Bradley’s father contacted the sheriff’s office to report what happened.

It is believed Anya may have taken Bradley to Baton Rouge, however, their exact location is unknown, deputies say.

Bradley weighs approximately 30 pounds, has brown eyes, and black hair with a low fade with curls on top. He is said to be medium, brown complexion and around 32 inches tall.

Anya is a black female, weighing approximately 150 pounds, 5’7″ tall and has brown eyes, black hair, and a light complexion.

TPSO says Anya is looking at possible charges for a protective order violation and interference with the custody of a child.

TPSO’s Chief Jimmy Travis is asking for the public’s help in finding the two. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Anya or Bradley is asked to call TPSO at 985-345-6150. You can anonymously call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s at 1-800-554-5245 or visit and click on the P3 Tips icon or Submit A Tip.

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