13-year-old boy still missing

Jackson authorities are asking for the public's help tonight as they continue searching for a missing child.  Officials say 13-year-old Jermaine Butler was last seen Thursday being escorted by a teacher onto his school bus at Whitten Middle School in south Jackson.

Officials say he stands 5-feet, 4 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds.

If you have any information on the child's wherabouts, you're asked to call the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1211.