Youngstown Police say missing man may be in danger

Alexander Kozma, Youngstown man missing since Nov. 10
Alexander Kozma was reported missing on Nov. 10 after leaving his Shirley Road home.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown Police are asking people to be on the lookout for a 23-year-old man who went missing from his home on Tuesday.

Police say the runaway, Alexander Kozma, has special needs, including Asperger’s Syndrome, numerous mental health disorders and a mild intellectual disability.

Kozma, who has been known to run away in the past, left his home on Shirley Road after an argument with his caregiver, according to a police report.

Police said Kozma has not been located after a search of his usual hangouts, and they believe the current weather is a threat to his health.

Kozma was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt. He was described as a white male, 5’6″ tall and 155 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information on Kozma’s whereabouts is asked to call the Youngstown Police Department at 330-742-8950 or Help Hotline at 211 for the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

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