UPDATE: New Castle County Police Issues “Gold Alert,” Seeks Missing Person-CANCELLED

Joseph Rhoades has been found in Delaware City.


Original Release

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for Joseph Rhoades, a 67-year-old man missing from the unit block of Nieole Avenue in New Castle.

(New Castle, Del.-19720) The New Castle County Police responded to a home in Overview Gardens at approximately 1:00 p.m. today  for a missing persons report.  Officers arrived and learned Joseph was last seen on Friday (11/11) morning leaving the residence on foot.

Joseph left without taking his prescribed medication which was last taken on Thursday. His medication is necessary and important to his health. Joseph is known to frequent neighborhoods along the New Castle Avenue corridor as well as the McDonald’s located at the intersection of New Castle Avenue and West Avenue.

Joseph Rhoades is described as an African-American man, 5’10’’ tall, weighing approximately 200lbs.  He was last seen wearing a brown hat, beige jacket with a hood, gold striped dress shirt, black pants and black sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Joseph Rhoades to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at www.NCCPD.com.

Citizens with the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips.  Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.  The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all IPhone and Android smartphones.

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