WANTED: Robbery (Staten Island)

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 122 Precinct.  Details are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on Thursday, October 25, 2017 at approximately 1:40 a.m. the individual, along with two apprehended others, forcibly entered a residence on Harbor Road, displayed a firearm, and demanded money.  The individuals removed five (5) cellphones and fled.  One of the victims, a 46 year-old male, was pistol whipped and punched in his face, but refused medical attention.  The individual is identified as follows:

  • Vann, Josiah
  • Male, black, 18 years-old,
  • Approximately 5’11”, approximately 165lbs.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.