UPDATE: The Gold Alert for Leon Battle has been cancelled after he was located and safely returned home.
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.