NOPD searching for missing homeless man

NOPD searching for missing homeless man

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing man.

Police say Marty Coltharp, 58, was reported missing by a person who lives out of state. The person who reported Coltharp missing says that the last communication he had with him was text message that said, "Goodbye".

According to police, Coltharp is homeless and is said to be depressed due to recent medical issues.

Coltharp is described as approximately 5'6 tall, 160 pounds and has blue eyes and blonde hair. Coltharp is believed to much thinner now due to his illness.

If you have any information about Coltharp's whereabouts, you are asked to call Detective Sasha Skipper or any Sixth District Detective at 504-658-6060.

Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved.