The Nassau County Police Crime Stoppers tipline got an unusual tip leading to the arrest of a man wanted for shooting a woman during a home invasion last spring.
The incident occurred on East Seventh Street around 3:30 a.m. Monday.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
Vican has been described as a Hispanic female, she is 12-years-old, 5’9″, 150-lbs, with a thin build, black eyes, and long black curly hair.
Virgilio Ocampo is 33, 5’7″, 180 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.
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