Eric Zasslow

Independence police and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers are searching for a 56-year-old missing person.  Eric Zasslow was last seen walking away from the Turning Point Mental Facility on Swope Drive in Independence around 8:45 p.m. Monday.

Authorities said Zasslow suffers from schizophrenia and diabetes.  He is described as a white male, 5’8″ tall, and 163 pounds.  He has brown hair and hazel eyes.  Zasslow was last seen wearing a blue and white jacket with a red stripe.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Eric Zasslow should contact the Independence Police Department at (816) 325-7300.