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Gold Alert Issued for Missing Elderly Man with Dementia 11-22-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-37279

Date/Time:  Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at 11:53AM

Location:  1000 Block of S. State Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department has issued a gold alert for a missing 74-year-old man.  Johnathan Norwig was last seen leaving  medical appointment in the 1000 Block of South State Street when he failed to tell an accompanying family member he was leaving.  Norwig is a white male, 5′ tall, 165 pounds, and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a dark jacket.  He was operating a white Chevrolet Astro van with Maryland tags (59134CA).  There is concern for Norwig’s safety as he suffers from dementia.

If you have any information on Norwig’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 as soon as possible.

Johnathan Norwig