MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — Police in Middle Township are asking for the public’s help in locating a mother and her son.
Police say 24-year-old Shannon Burgess and her 3-year-old son, Jayda Ayala-Burgess, were both reported missing on Tuesday. According to family, Burgess is a recovering heroin addict and she may have relapsed.
Burgess and her son were last seen in Cape May Court House boarding a NJ Transit bus bound for Camden on May 3 for a two-day trip.
“All attempts to contact Shannon have been unsuccessful since she was last seen on May 3, 2018,” said police in a news release.
Burgess was last seen wearing a pink tank top, black pants with black sandals. She has a tattoo of Chinese symbols on the back of her neck, tribal band on her right arm and a tribal band on her right thigh, that leads to a sun on her navel. She also has a small scar on her chin.
Jayda was last seen wearing a white Paw Patrol t-shirt, Paw Patrol sandals and plaid shorts.
Anyone having contact with these subjects is asked to contact the Middle Township Police Department at (609) 465- 8700.