The New Castle County Division of Police is currently searching for 16-year-old, Angel Hester.

(Wilmington, DE 19803) Yesterday, (Sept 24), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children for a report of a missing juvenile. 

When the units arrived, they learned that the Division of Family Services (DFS) had custody of 16-year-old Angel Hester; who was a runaway from Georgia.  While in their custody, Angel made statements that caused a concern for her welfare and then fled from a DFS vehicle in the area of Children’s Drive and Rockland Road.

Angel Hester is a black female, 5’02” 120lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last observed wearing a blue denim jacket with a black tank top and black leggings. 

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Angel Hester 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.

Angel Hester