Gold Alert Issued for Missing New Castle Man

(New Castle, Del.-19720) New Castle County Police have issued a Gold Alert for a John Brown, 47, of New Castle.

On Thursday (9/8), at approximately 1: 20 p.m., New Castle County Police responded to the 100 block of Delaware Drive in Collins Park after they were alerted, he made comments that were of a concern for his welfare. Police arrived onscene, but were unable to locate John.

Police believe John may be homeless and property checks were conducted in the Newark and Smyrna area. Officers presume John is operating a green Toyota Scion with DE registration PC226187.

John is described as a white male, 5’10’’, 170 lbs., bald with green eyes.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of John Brown, to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at htttp:// or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.