Update: Wanted man Joseph Hurlston arrested

Public urged to call 911 if Hurlston is spotted

Update: Wanted man Joseph Vandell Hurlston has been arrested, according to the RCIPS.

In a brief statement Sunday night, police said Hurlston was located and taken into custody.

Original story: Police are seeking the public’s help in locating Joseph Vandell Hurlston.

Hurlston, 37 of George Town, is currently on bail in relation to a serious assault, police said in a statement on Saturday.

He has been on conditional release from Her Majesty’s Prison Northward since November 2019; however, police said, that conditional release was recently revoked.

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He is believed to be hiding out in the West Bay area.

Anyone who sees Hurlston is advised not to approach him but to call 911, and provide the location and time of the sighting.

Hurlston is approximately 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighs about 145 pounds, and is of light brown complexion.  He is believed to have long dreadlocks.

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via the Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via the RCIPS website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.

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