Update, Jan. 14, 2:15 p.m.: Elijah Jackson has been found safe and was taken home.
The Leesburg Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding a missing teenage boy.
Elijah Jackson, 16, was last seen Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. near Harper Park Middle School on Potomac Station Drive NE in Leesburg. He did not get on his school bus, and police say he may have planned to walk to Heritage High School on Evergreen Mills Road SE.
Jackson is black, around 5'10" tall and weighs around 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing black sweatpants and a gray, hooded sweatshirt and was carrying a red and yellow striped backpack. He may be wearing eyeglasses.
The Leesburg Police Department is requesting that anyone with information call authorities at 703-771-4599.