Gold Alert Issued for Missing Hockessin Man-Mitchell Walton

(Hockessin, Del.-19707) The New Castle County Division of Police has issued a Gold Alert for Mitchell Walton a 90-year-old man from Hockessin. 

On Thursday (11/9),  officers responded to the 200 block of Deergrass Road for the report of a missing person. Officers learned Mitchell left his home at approximately 2:00 p.m. today to retrieve a food order, however, he never arrived at the location. 

Mitchell is described as a Black male, 5’7” tall, weighing approximately 140 lbs., with brown eyes and salt and pepper colored hair. He was last seen wearing a gray suit jacket.  Mitchell left his home in a red 2013 Nissan Altima with Delaware registration 86618. 

Mitchell has a history of getting lost while driving and there is a real concern for his welfare. 

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mitchell Walton to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573.2800 or by visit our website at, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.