The search for a missing 4-year-old resumes today in Claiborne Parish.

The Claiborne Sheriff’s Office has issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child alert on Thursday.

The child, Rondreiz Cortez “Junior” Phillips is a 4-year-old black male child with black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 3’ tall and weighs about 45 pounds. Rondreiz was last seen at approximately 11:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Howard Road, Lisbon, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and black and yellow rubber boots.

“We are searching for the child at this time,” Bailey said just before 6 p.m. today.

Authorities in Claiborne Parish are combing through areas off Howard Road, near Highway 152, in search of the 4-year-old toddler.

Sources say this is a multi-agency effort, and drones, helicopters and rescue dogs have joined the search.

Anyone having any information as to the whereabouts of Rondreiz Cortez “Junior” Phillips should immediately contact the Claiborne Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-927-2011, 800-810-2011 or 911 or Sgt. Stacey Pearson of the Louisiana Clearinghouse for Missing and Exploited Children/AMBER at 337-962-2605 or