New Castle County Division of Police is currently searching for 72-year-old John Mclaughlin.

(Wilmington, DE 19803) Yesterday (April 24), officers from the New Castle County Police Division of Police were dispatched to the 3900 block of Brookfield Drive, in the community of Colonial Woods. Upon arrival, the officers learned that 72-year-old John McLaughlin had left the residence without his medication. This caused concern for his welfare.

John Mclaughlin is described as a white male, 6’2, 150 pounds, with gray hair (balding) and blue eyes.  He was last seen wearing a white sweater and black pants.  He was last seen leaving his residence in his 2006 white Volkswagen Jetta bearing Delaware registration PC436106.  There is a bumper sticker on the rear of the vehicle stating, “Over 50 and can’t remember shit”.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of John Mclaughlin to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.  Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.

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