The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for Nicole Sheppard, who was last in the Oak Orchard area.

Nicole Sheppard is a 25-year-old white female, five foot five and 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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

If anyone has any information in reference to her whereabouts, they are asked to contact Troop 4 at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided 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.”