Police Issue Gold Alert, Seek Missing Townsend Woman- Winifred Spence

New Castle County Police are currently searching for 88-year-old Winifred Spence missing from her home in the community of Odessa National.

(Townsend, Del. – 19734) Yesterday (Aug 25) at about 10:30p.m., County Police were dispatched to the 400 block Glenturret Way for a missing person report.  Police learned that Winifred Spence left her residence in a vehicle for a family member’s residence, located in the Bear area, at about 8:00 p.m. that night.  Winifred Spence did not arrive at her destination.

Winifred Spence is described as a white female, 5’02” tall, 130lbs, with grey hair and blue eyes.  She was last seen wearing a white blouse and blue pants.

Winifred Spence may be driving a 2017 maroon Lincoln MKZ displaying Delaware registration SP102.

Police searched for Winifred Spence, which included checking her planned destination, but were unable to locate her.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Winifred Spence 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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