Police Search for Missing Delaware Teen Mom and Daughter

New Castle County Police are searching for a missing teenage girl and her infant daughter.

Credit: New Castle County Police

Darlene Cooper, 16, and her 4-week-old daughter Sona Fogan, who live on the 700 block of Christiana Road in the Cedar Wood Apartment complex in Newark, Delaware, were last seen by a family member on Saturday. The family told police Cooper and Fogan were at a motel on West Avenue in New Castle with Cooper’s boyfriend. Police also say Cooper sent a text message to her mother stating that she was headed to an unknown location in Philadelphia.

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Officers checked the motel and surrounding area but were unable to find them. Cooper is described as a black female, standing 5-foot-2 and weighing 160 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Police have not yet provided a description for Cooper’s daughter. Police also say Cooper’s medical status is such that there is a real concern for her safety.

If you have any information on Cooper and her daughter’s whereabouts, please call the New Castle County Police Department at 302-573-2800.
 

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