ASHEVILLE — The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance to locate Kenneth Anthony Hope.

Hope's family has not heard from him since March 19. According to his family, he had been staying in a homeless camp near a McDonald's and camps with an individual who goes by the name of "Cowboy."

Hope is described as a white male, 37 years old, with blonde hair and several tattoos on his upper right arm. He previously wore a shaved haircut and glasses.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.