Police ask for public’s help in finding Portland man

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:31 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a 52-year-old man.

Robert Koch left his Riverside Street residence around 8:30 p.m. Friday and mentioned that he was going to Trolley Park at Forest Avenue and Riverside Street, according to Portland police Lt. James Sweatt.

The Trolley Park area was searched by police and Koch’s family, but he was not found, according to Sweatt. The lieutenant said Koch suffers from medical conditions.

Koch is white, stands 5 foot, 4 inches tall and weighs 158 pounds. He is balding with brown hair on the sides and the back of his head and has a full beard and moustache. He last was seen wearing bluejeans, a long-sleeve maroon shirt with a gray T-shirt underneath and a white baseball cap.

Anyone who knows where Koch may be should call Portland police at 874-8575.