Delaware State Police

Gold Alert Issued for Missing Houston Juvenile


Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Houston, De.-The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for Damien Murphy, 14 of Houston, who was last seen around 12:00 noon today, Friday, February 17, 2017 walking from his residence.

Damien Murphy is a white male, 14 years of age, 5’05” tall, 150 lbs., red hair dyed black and green eyes. (Photo attached)

Troopers have been unable to make contact with Murphy to check on his welfare. Attempts to locate him have been unsuccessful and there is a real concern for his safety and welfare.

If anyone has any information in reference to his whereabouts, they are asked to contact Troop 3 at 302-698-8563 or 697-4454 or  by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at  Anonymous tips may be sent by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 021717 1521


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