Police Issue Gold Alert for Missing Claymont Man

New Castle County Police are currently searching for 41-year-old Jacob Watson.

Today (April 4) at about 5:00a.m., County Police received a call from a reporting person who stated that Jacob Watson made comments via social media that caused a significant concern for his welfare. Officers responded to Jacob Watson’s last known address in the Claymont area in an attempt to contact him, but learned that he no longer lived there.  Police continued to check residences in the Claymont and Wilmington area, but could not locate Jacob Watson. 

Jacob Watson is described as a black male, 6’02” tall and 230 pounds, currently with a shaved head and brown eyes.  Police have no clothing or vehicle description for Jacob Watson.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts Jacob Watson 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.

Jacob Watson

Jacob Watson