Police seek second suspect in Spain Street robbery and kidnapping
The New Orleans Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for Ryan Reed, 29, in the investigation of an armed robbery incident involving a kidnapping on April 14 in the 4900 block of Spain Street.
Reed faces potential charges of armed robbery, second-degree kidnapping and possessing a firearm as a felon.
Reed is the second suspect in this incident. James Sansone V, 32, was arrested on April 14 on charges of armed robbery, second-degree kidnapping and possession of stolen goods.
Sansone’s bond was set for $105,000 on April 15, court records show. He is no longer jailed.
The men are accused of stealing a woman’s purse and forcing her into vehicle at about 5:15 a.m. at her Spain Street home. She was driven to the St. Roch area, where one of the men took out a gun and a struggle ensued, police said.
Anyone with additional information on this incident or on the whereabouts of Ryan Reed is asked to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.