Craven County deputies looking for rape suspect

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Craven County, N.C.- The Craven County Sheriff's office is looking for a 24-year-old man wanted for statutory rape.

Deputies say Richard Becton is wanted for statutory rape and a failure to appear charge.

The 24-year-old is also wanted in Carteret County.

Becton is described as a black male, and his mugshot shows him standing at about five feet and nine inches.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, authorities are asking you to call the Craven County Sheriff's office at 252-726-1911. You can also call the Morehead City Police Department at 252-726-3131, Carteret County Crimestoppers at 252-726-4636, or Craven County Communications at 252-633-2357.