Search Underway For Rape Suspect

This is a photo of Robert Allen Carter when he was about 50 years of age. Carter is now 63. He is wanted on rape charges dating back to 1983. Photo submitted by Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating Robert Allen Carter.

Carter has two outstanding warrants for his arrest from 2012 for second degree rape. These crimes are alleged to have occurred from 1983 to 1988. When Carter learned the allegations against him, he fled the area.

Immediate family members in the Wayne County area advise they have not heard from Carter since he fled and have no idea of his current whereabouts.

Robert Allen Carter will now be 63 years of age. He does have a family member who lives in California. He is described as a white male, 5 foot 5, 180 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair.  His last known addresses were in Goldsboro and in Trent Woods, NC in Craven County.

If you know the location of Robert Allen Carter you are asked to contact the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 919-731-1480. You also can call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.  Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to felony arrests.