3 Oct 09

Police are searching for a diabetic teenager who has been missing since Wednesday.

Mark Anthony Jackson, 17, needs medication to treat his diabetes, according to a news release issued by the La Joya Police Department.

Jackson was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans. He has shoulder-length black hair and brown eyes. The teen stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 125 pounds.

Anyone with information about the boy's whereabouts is urged to call the La Joya Police Department at (956) 585-4855.