Requesting Community Help to Find Missing Endangered Man (Photo)

January 20, 2022 15:15


Mr. Gofman was located this morning by an alert staff member at a local shelter. He is back to where he resides and is well. The Portland Police Bureau is grateful to the press for sharing his information and the social service agency for its help in finding him safe.



The Portland Police Bureau is requesting community help looking for a missing endangered man who left the hospital Tuesday evening and has not yet been located.

Ivan F. Gofman, 60, was last seen leaving Emanuel Hospital at 2801 North Gantenbein Avenue on January 18, 2022 at about 11:00p.m. He has mental health diagnoses and is not his own guardian. Caretakers report he is not able to find food or shelter on his own. Efforts to locate him have so far been unsuccessful.

Gofman is a white male, 60 years old, 5'10" in height and 140 lbs with long white hair. He is pictured with a beard but does not currently have facial hair. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and blue jeans and was carrying a blue duffel bag. He speaks English and Russian.

A photo of Gofman is attached.

If anyone sees him, please call 911. If anyone has other information about this case, e-mail the Missing Persons Unit at The case number is 22-17385.



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