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(Subject Located) Dover Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing 12-year-old


The Dover Police Department is cancelling the request for assistance in locating Sleenah Poole. Poole has been located safe.

Incident Number: 50-22-27932

Date/Time:  Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 6:21 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of Meadow Garden Lane, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is seeking assistance in locating 12-year-old Sleenah Poole, of Dover, DE. Poole was last see leaving her residence in the unit block of Meadow Garden Lane at approximately 6:21 p.m. on Thursday. Poole is a black female, approximately 4’8″, 140 pounds, with brown hair, and brown eyes. Poole was last seen wearing a pink t-shirt, purple tye-dye pants and black shoes. Poole is believed to be a voluntary runaway and attempts to locate her have been unsuccessful. 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com