NCCPD Issues “Gold Alert,” Police Seek Missing Person

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for Cheryl Duncan, a 68-year-old woman missing from the 300 block of North Red Lion Terrace in Bear.

(Bear, Del.-19701) Police responded to a home in the 300 block of N. Red Lion Terrace and learned Cheryl was confronted by a neighbor about a minor accident.  Officers learned Cheryl became very upset and made statements to the neighbor that she wanted to harm herself.

Contact was then made with Cheryl’s husband who confirmed the statements provided by the neighbor.  Her husband advised Cheryl made additional statements that she wanted to harm herself.

Cheryl Duncan is described as a Caucasian female, approximately 5’8’’ tall, weighing approximately 160lbs with blonde hair and blue eyes.  She was last seen wearing a black and pink NorthFace jacket and blue jeans.  Cheryl operates a 2007 white Mercedes M35 with Delaware registration 20147.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Cheryl Duncan to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at

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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