Police Search for Former UDel Prof

A retired University of Delaware professor with medical issues failed to return to his Newark home several days ago

By Jackie Gailey
|  Sunday, Sep 16, 2012  |  Updated 9:45 AM EDT
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Police Search for Former UDel Prof

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The Newark Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for John Dohms. Dohms suffers from dementia and failed to return home on Thursday.

Newark Police are searching for a Newark man who suffers from dementia. John E. Dohms, 64, left his home on East Cleveland Avenue on Thursday and has not been seen since.

Dohms is a retired University of Delaware professor.

He's 6-feet-1-inch tall and weighs 165 pounds with gray hair and blue eyes. Dohms was last seen wearing a bright green button down shirt, green socks with white tennis shoes and khaki shorts. Dohms has a MedicAlert bracelet on his left wrist.

Anyone with information about Dohms is asked to call Newark Police at 302-366-7111.

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