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Gold Alert CANCELLED for Missing Dover Woman 11-12-2018

UPDATE:  Shirley Downs was located by a Dover police officer and is safe.  Please disregard the Gold Alert that was issued earlier.  


Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-37744

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. 

Shirley Downs