By Gabrielle Williams | September 19, 2020 at 7:12 AM EDT – Updated September 20 at 10:12 AM
PENDER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – The Pender County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a wanted man.
43 or 44-year-old Vincente Sanchez, who sometimes goes by Gabriel, is wanted for forcible sexual assault of a 14-year-old female on Friday.
Sanchez was seen leaving the area with an unknown white female in a white Ford F-150, according to an update from the sheriff’s office Sunday morning.
On Friday, Sanchez fled the Rocky Point area in a green 1994-1996 Toyota Tacoma with unknown registration plates. That truck has been located.
Sanchez owns a landscaping business called Leo’s Landscaping. He is believed he has family/friends in the Pender County area.
If you see Sanchez, please call your local law enforcement agency or the Pender County Sheriff’s Office at 910-259-1515.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective-Sergeant Steve Clinard or Detective Eric Short at 910-259-1437.
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