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UPDATE (SUBJECT FOUND) Gold Alert Issued for Missing Dover Man

UPDATE:  The Gold Alert for Maurice Harris has been cancelled.  Harris was located on October 16th and taken to a nearby hospital for an evaluation.  


Incident/Complaint#:  50-21-31359

Date:  Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 8:48 a.m.

Location:  Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:  Sgt. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for Maurice Harris (69).  Harris is diagnosed with a condition that may pose a threat to his health and safety if not treated properly and made statements to a family member and police officers on the morning of October 16th that are concerning for his welfare.  Harris last spoke with a family member by phone at 8:20 a.m. on October 16th and a Dover police officer by phone at 9:02 a.m.  Harris is possibly operating a 2012 black Ford Fusion with tinted windows and Delaware registration: 369251.  Harris is a black male, 5’7″, 230 pounds, with brown eyes, bald head, and gray facial hair.  Harris was last known to be wearing black pants and a blue shirt.  His phone was last traced to a wide ranging area in the Lewes, Delaware region at 11:02 a.m., but his phone has since been powered off.  

If you have any information regarding Harris’ whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 or 911 immediately.