Gold Alert Issued for Missing Claymont Man

(Claymont, Del.-19703) The New Castle County Division of Police has issued a Gold Alert for Britten Bethea, a 31-year-old man from Claymont.  Britten was last seen at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Friday (6/23) afternoon.

Police responded to Britten’s home after a family member called 9-1-1 due to Britten have a mental health crisis.  Britten has been without his medication and made statements that were of concern for his welfare.

Britten is described as a Black male, 6’4’’ tall, 250 lbs. with short black hair and a goatee.  He was last seen wearing an unknown-colored Nike athletic suit. Britten left the home in a black Chevrolet Equinox with Delaware registration PC376461 and he may be traveling to an unknown address in Pennsylvania. 

There is a real concern for his welfare and Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Britten Bethea to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or by visiting our website at, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.