Gold Alert for missing Newark woman

County Police are searching for information on the whereabouts of 56 year-old Sylvia Dodd.

The Newark woman has not been seen or heard from since she left her residence earlier this week.

Dodd does not have access to a vehicle and her possible destination is unknown.

Her medical status is such that there is a real concern for her welfare. She is described as a white female, 5’09” tall and 210 pounds, with long blonde/grey hair.

She is known to wear black frame glasses, a long black wool coat, a black fanny pack and a black wool cap.

Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts, please call the New Castle County Police Department at (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at or call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Citizens can also text a crime tip to NCCPD by sending your message to 847411.

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