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Police searching for missing endangered Cleveland man last seen leaving mother's home in Parma

Posted at 12:25 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 12:25:45-04

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing endangered 27-year-old Cleveland man who left his mother's home in Parma on Monday.

John Porst, 27, was reported missing by his girlfriend who didn't see him at his home on West 45th Street. She told police she received several concerning text messages from Porst.

Porst's mother told police he was last seen driving in a silver Toyota Avalon from her house in Parma on Pelham Drive.

Porst was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue shirt and dark jeans. He was wearing a gold necklace and has a lion tattoo on his forearm.

He is known to frequent Edgewater Park. Police searched the area early Monday morning, but found no sign of Porst.

Anyone who has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 216-623-7697.