Search is on for rape suspect in Dare County

Posted at 10:42 AM, Oct 24, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-24 10:42:43-04

Eric Daniel Mares

Dare County officials are searching for a 22-year-old man they say raped someone early Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday morning, October 24, 2012, Dare County deputies responded to a reported rape located in the Manns Harbor community.

Chief Deputy Steve Hoggard tells NewsChannel 3 authorities have issued a warrant for 22-year-old Eric Daniel Mares, of Manns Harbor, North Carolina. Officials say Mares has been living in the Manns Harbor area, but is originally from the Beaufort County area.

Watch NewsChannel 3 at Noon and First at Four for updates as they are released.