NOPD searching for missing man with Autism

Updated: Nov. 9, 2017 at 5:41 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department needs the public's help locating a man reported as missing from New Orleans East.

Matthew Windgate, 23, was last seen by his mother at their residence in the 7000 block of Bundy Road on November 8 around 7:29 p.m.

His mother told police she asked her son to stop playing a video game when he grabbed his jacket and left the house.

Windgate, who is reported to suffer from Autism, was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, black shirt, black pants and black and grey tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Windgate is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.

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