The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating the following person, who was reported missing from the confines of the 25th Precinct in Manhattan.

Circumstances are as follows.


Nelson Gavan, Jr.
2369 1st Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10035

It was reported to police that the missing was last seen on Monday, May 09, 2022, at approximately 0800 hours, leaving his residence.

The missing is described as a 12-year-old male, White, approximately 5’03” tall, weighing 190 lbs., with brown eyes and brown hair.

He was last seen wearing a navy blue coat, gray t-shirt, multicolored shorts, and red sneakers.

A photograph of the missing is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.




*** UPDATE ***

The missing has been found and is safe.