NEW CASTLE, DE.- New Castle County Police have issued a Gold Alert for a 19-year-old woman reported as missing.
Police said that on Thursday officers were called to the unit block on Dunsinane Drive in response to a missing persons report that had been filed.
Officers said they learned that 19-year-old Taylor Wilkes fled after a confrontation with her family. During the dispute, Taylor made comments to cause concern for her welfare.
Officers conducted an extensive search of the area with negative results. Wilkes, is described as bi-racial , 5-foot-7, 190 pounds, with green eyes and curly brown hair. She was last seen wearing jeans and a black Pea coat. She operates a Green 1998 Ford Escape Wagon with Delaware registration.
Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of Wilkes is asked to call the New Castle County Police Department at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit tips anonymously by going to www.NCCPD.com and following the link for Tips and Alerts. You will be asked to subject line, the location the tip applies to, along with you tip information. You may also attach a photograph. Citizens may also provide text tips by texting the key word NCCPD followed by your tip to 847411 [TIP411]. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Citizens who currently have the Smartphone App are encouraged to use the "submit tip" tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the "drop down" and complete the tip by selecting "submit."