The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating a person reported as missing on April 19, 2017.
James Oates (DOB: 11-07-1974) was last seen by his wife on April 17 at about 7 a.m. near the intersection of Buffalo Road and Curran Boulevard. He has not been seen or heard from since this time, and all efforts to contact Oates since this time have been unsuccessful.
Oates was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, khaki shorts and black boots.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of James Oates is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.