Gold Alert Issued For Missing Milford Man

Incident #:  51-18-12618                               Reported: November 7, 2018

Location: Milford, Delaware Area

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 11/07/2018 at 1945 hours

The Milford Police Department are issuing a Gold Alert for a missing 79-year-old man.  John Garbutt was last seen on 11/06/2018 between the hours of 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the area of Wilbur St, Milford, Sussex County, DE, operating a 2004 Red Ford Ranger with Delaware registration. He was last seen wearing blue hooded jacket, blue light weight running pants, and gray suede slippers.  Garbutt is a white male, 5’7″-5’9″, approx. 170lbs, blue eyes, fair skin, and gray hair. Police have been unable to make contact with Mr. Garbutt to check on his welfare and there is a real concern for his safety and well-being.  If anyone has any information in reference to his whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Milford Police Department at 302-422-8081.  Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at


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