UPDATE -- On May 16th, officers from the Delaware River and Bay Authority safely located Shannon Burgess and her 3-year-old son, who were reported missing on May 15th in Camden at the Transportation Center. The Middle Township Police would like to thank all agencies who assisted in locating them.

Original report:

Middle Township Police are asking for your help in locating a missing woman and her 3-year-old son.

According to authorities, 34-year-old Shannon Burgess is a recovering heroin addict who may have relapsed and is missing along with her son, Jayda.

Officers say Shannon and Jayda were last seen on May 3rd in Cape May Court House and they boarded a New Jersey Transit Bus that was heading to Camden for a two day trip.

All attempts to contact Shannon have been unsuccessful since she was last seen on May 3rd.

Shannon was last seen wearing a pink tank top, black pants, and 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. Shannon 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 with information is urged to contact Middle Township Police at (609) 465-8700.

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