Police searching for missing Birmingham man with autism

Ricky Harper

The Birmingham Police Department needs the public's help in locating a missing 47-year-old autistic man.

Ricky Harper, 47, of Birmingham, was last seen by family members on February 12. He has been known to frequent the Center Point area near the Popeye's and McDonald's restaurants.Harper is described as a black male, 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.{}{} If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this case, they are encouraged to contact Birmingham Police detectives at 205-297-8420 or 205-328-9311.