UPDATE: Shirley Downs was located by a Dover police officer and is safe. Please disregard the Gold Alert that was issued earlier.
Date/Time: Monday, November 12, 2018 at 8:13AM
Location: 1500 Block of N. Little Creek Road, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing 64-year-old woman. Shirley Downs was last seen in the area of S. Little Creek Road leaving her residence at approximately 8:00AM on November 12, 2018. She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, red and green tights, and carrying a blue bag. Downs also uses a cane to walk. Shirley Downs does suffer from medical conditions that can present a danger to her healthy if not properly monitored. If you have any information on Downs’ whereabouts, please contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.