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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Gold Alert Issued for Missing Newark Man

Date Posted: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018


Newark – Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for Robert Cornett, 24, of Newark. Robert was last seen by family members on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 but has not been seen or heard from since. Attempts to locate or communicate with Robert have been unsuccessful and there is true concern for his safety and welfare.

Robert is described as a white male, 5’11”, 270 lbs., light brown hair, hazel eyes and was last seen wearing a green long sleeve shirt, black shorts and black slide on shoes.

Anyone with information regarding Robert’s whereabouts is asked to contact Cpl. R. Box at Troop 6 by calling 302-633-5000 or by calling 911. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 022218 1600



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