Update: New Hanover police reported Wednesday (April 19, 2023) at 7:30 a.m. that Gilbertsville resident David Gable Sr. “was located and is safe.” No other details were immediately available. The police department on Facebook thanked the public for its interest and assistance. An earlier story by The Post (below) about his disappearance was published before the update.
Troopers and New Hanover Police Search Missing Man
NEW HANOVER PA – State and township police are asking for public help in attempting to locate a local man who they said “may be at special risk of harm or injury, and may be confused.”
David Gable Sr., 79, was last seen Tuesday (April 18, 2023) at 2:30 p.m., driving a black 2013-model Nissan Frontier pickup truck with Pennsylvania license plate YJT4265 on New Hanover Square Road in Gilbertsville. He had not yet been located as of Wednesday (April 19) at 5:30 a.m., according to the New Hanover Police Department’s Facebook page.
Troopers issued a “missing endangered person advisory” for Gable. “If you have any information about his whereabouts, please call us at 610-327-1150,” the police department urged, or call 9-1-1 and ask for the state police.
Gable stands 5’6″, weighs about 155 pounds, has brown eyes, and salt-and-pepper hair. He was last seen wearing brown pants, a gray flannel shirt, suspenders, and a baseball hat.
Trooper vehicle photo by georgesheldon on Deposit Photos, used under license
Graphic provided by New Hanover Township Police