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


Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for 77-year-old Frances Ann Brown, of Ocean View, who hasn’t been seen or heard from since around 6:30 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 30, after she left Beebe Hospital in Lewes.

There is a concern for Brown's welfare, as troopers have been unable to make contact with her and attempts to locate her have been unsuccessful.

Brown is described as being five feet two inches tall and about 120 lbs. with white hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a red sweater.

If anyone has any information regarding 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 www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."