DEPUTIES: Man posing as contractor wanted in Carteret County

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies are looking for a man accused of scamming Hurricane Florence victims.

Carteret County deputies say Stanley Sears, 45, came to Carteret County after the storm and claimed to be a contractor. He said he would help victims in the area rebuild from the devastation, but failed to work after being paid.

Deputies say Sears may be in the Bogue Banks area.

He drives an older white truck and was last known to live on High Level Pine Road in Pinetops.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact the Carteret County Sheriff's Office at (252) 728-8400.