Mount Dora police ask for help in search for missing man

John David Ryals, 43, has not been seen since October

John Ryals, 43 (Mount Dora Police Department)

MOUNT DORA, Fla. – Mount Dora police are asking for the public’s help to find 43-year-old John David Ryals.

In a tweet, MDPD said Monday that Ryal’s vehicle was found abandoned in Orlando on Oct. 22. His family reported him missing Nov. 5.

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Ryal is 6 feet 3 inches tall and is known to travel between Lake and Orange counties.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 352-735-7130.

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Penny De La Cruz started working at WKMG-TV in September 2021. Before joining News 6, Penny worked at KSAT 12 in San Antonio, Texas.