Delaware State Police issued a Gold Alert this morning for a missing Smyrna man, Taj N. Jones.

Delaware State Police issued a Gold Alert this morning for a missing Smyrna man, Taj N. Jones.

Jones was last seen Wednesday at about 9:30 a.m. leaving his residence in the 200 block of India Drive, Smyrna.

He is a 26-year-old black man, 5-feet-9-inches tall, about 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Troopers have been unable to locate Jones, and there is a real concern for his safety and welfare, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to call Troop 9 at 302-378-5749 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Tips may also be submitted at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com or by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."