UPDATE (August 30th, 2021):
The Gold Alert for Leon Battle has been lifted after he was located in Newark, Ohio. Battle was contacted by an officer after flagging them down for assistance.
Date: Friday, August 2th, 2021 at 1:00 a.m.
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 (88) of Dover. Battle was last seen leaving his home on Townsend Blvd. in a red 2009 Ford Escape (DE REG: DAV116). He was wearing khaki or gray pants and a red/gray shirt shirt. Battles is approximately 5’7″ and 170 pounds, bald head, and brown eyes. He was last seen by a family member on August 26th, 2021 at approximately 8:00 p.m. as he was leaving. Battle suffers from a dementia which poses a threat to his health and safety if he is not properly monitored.
If you have any information regarding Battle’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 immediately.