by Robin Kemp

The Clayton County Police Department has issued a Mattie’s Call for Robert Cowles, 29, missing from his Riverdale apartment since 9 a.m. on July 8.

Police say they responded to a missing person call in the 5300 block of Georgia Hwy. 85 shortly after 2:30 p.m. Cowles reportedly had left on foot around 9 a.m. that morning.

Police describe Cowles as a black man with black hair and brown eyes, 5 feet 9 inches tall, and 230 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black tank top shirt, black shorts, and sandals.

According to CCPD, Cowles has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Anyone with information as to Robert Cowles’ whereabouts is asked to call the Clayton County Police Department at (770) 477-3550.