Gold Alert Issued for Missing Newark Man- Sami Cherkaoui

New Castle County Police are currently searching for 25-year-old Sami Cherkaoui missing from his home in the community of Frenchtown Woods.

Newark, Del.- 19702) Today (June 14) at about 11:00 a.m., County Police were dispatched to the unit block of Avignon Dr for a missing person.  Upon arrival, police learned that Sami Cherkaoui had fled the residence on foot after making statements which cause a concern for his welfare.

Police searched the area for Sami Cherkaoui, but were unable to locate him.

Sami Cherkaoui is described as a black male, 6’00” tall, 285 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.  He was last seen wearing a Yankees baseball cap, blue Nike t-shirt, gray Reebok shorts and gray Nike sneakers. He is carrying a “Marshall’s” bag.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sami Cherkaoui 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.


Sami Cherkaoui