(CMR) Noel Paul Manning (53), a man who was previously circulated as a missing person, is now wanted by the police in relation to sexual offenses. Police said Manning, from Bodden Town, is no longer considered missing but is believed to be in hiding from authorities.
The police are appealing for public assistance in locating Mr. Manning. He is described as being short, of slim build and brown complexion, with a bald head and white facial hair. He is also known to go by the nicknames “Indian,” “Doc” and “Doctor.”
Mr. Manning is known to be frequenting the Bodden Town area and may be living in unfinished or abandoned structures.
The public is reminded that according to the Police Act (2021 Revision), it is an offense to obstruct, mislead or act in such a way as to prevent the apprehension of a person who has committed an offense. If prosecuted under this section, you may be liable on conviction to a fine of $5000 or imprisonment for two years or both.
Police are encouraging anyone with information on Mr. Manning’s whereabouts to contact 9-1-1 or Bodden Town CID at 947-2220.
Alternatively, anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via their Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or via their website.