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Gold Alert Issued for 87-Year-Old Dover Man 5-14-2020

Incident/Complaint#:  50-20-12775

Date:  Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 1:30PM

Location:  Townsend Blvd., Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for Leon Battle (87) of Dover.  Battle was last seen leaving his home on Townsend Blvd. in a red 2009 Ford Escape (DE REG: DAV116).  He was wearing navy blue pants and a black and grey striped shirt.  He last spoke with a family member on the phone at approximately 1:30PM on May 14th, 2020 and stated he was on Route 301 in Maryland. Battle suffers from a condition that poses a threat to his health and safety.

If you have any information regarding Battle’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 immediately.

Leon Battle