Union County police searching for alleged rapist


Roberto Munoz Jimenez, 34, courtesy of the Union County Sheriff's Office

UNION COUNTY, NC (FOX 46) — The Union County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who is wanted on sexual assault charges.

Roberto Munoz Jimenez, 34, is charged with one count of second-degree rape and one count of assault on a female for an incident that occurred on August 19, 2016 in Union County. 

Deputies said Jimenez is known to use fraudulent identifications and may be in North Carolina or Tennessee. He has worked in the past as a chicken catcher in Union County, Richmond County and in Robeson County.

Jimenez is known to have access to a silver Nissan Quest minivan, Tennessee registration U75-70V. Union County authorities believe he has ties to the Shelbyville, Tennessee area.

If anyone has information concerning his whereabouts, please call 911, the Union County Sheriff’s Office, or your local law enforcement agency.

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