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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*Update* Gold Alert Cancelled for Frances Ann Brown

Date Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Frances Ann Brown has been located in good condition. The Gold Alert has been cancelled.

Released: 123116 0921


Frances Ann Brown


Lewes –The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for Frances Ann Brown, 77 of Ocean View, Delaware.

Troopers are looking for Frances Ann Brown, 77 of Ocean View, who hasn’t been seen or heard from since approximately 6:30 p.m. today, Friday, December 30, 2016, after she left the Beebe Hospital in Lewes, Delaware.

There is a concern for Browns’ welfare as troopers have been unable to make contact with her and attempts to locate her have been unsuccessful.

Frances Ann Brown is described as being 5’02” tall, weighs approximately 120 lbs., with white hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a red sweater with unknown color pants. (Photo attached)

If anyone has any information in reference to the whereabouts of Frances Ann Brown they are asked to call Troop 7 at 302-644-5020. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 123016 2301



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