Gold Alert issued for missing woman in Delaware

Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing woman in Delaware.

New Castle County Police issued a Gold Alert Saturday afternoon for 24-year-old Elena Howell.

Howell was last seen leaving a home on Charcoal Drive in Fox Chase around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. When she left, she made statements that caused a concern for her welfare, according to police.

Howell is described as as around 5'7" tall and 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She reportedly has a tattoo of a pumpkin on her left ankle and a tattoo of a Zelda character on her left forearm. She was last seen wearing a black long-sleeve shirt with and jean leggings.

Anyone with information regarding Howell's whereabouts is urged to contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800.