Law enforcement, volunteers unable to locate missing man

Oct 18, 2011

HOPKINS COUNTY - The search continues this morning for a mentally disabled man from North Hopkins who went missing Monday afternoon.

Hopkins County Law enforcement, firefighters, a DPS helicopter and civilian volunteers were unable to located 41-year-old Rodney Porter after several hours of searching last night.

Officials say Porter left his home at about 4:30 p.m. Monday. He reportedly asked a local man for a ride to Greenville, but the man could only take him as far as Cumby.

Porter has blonde hair, blue eyes and light facial hair. Deputies say he was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, cargo pants and tennis shoes. You’re urged to contact authorities should you see Porter.