The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man missing since early January.
The reporting person advised that her friend, Joseph Shelby (DOB: 10-16-1962) was last seen on Jan. 5 at their residence in the 4200 block of Buchanan Street. Shelby is known to disappear for long periods of time and suffers from multiple physical and psychological conditions, police said.
He was last seen wearing a brown boots, jeans, a maroon sweatshirt and a green “Southern Scrap yard” hat.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Joseph Shelby is asked to contact Third District detectives at 504-658-6030.