Nags Head man wanted on statutory rape charge in Currituck


The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man believed to live in Nags Head who is wanted on a pair of sex-related charges.

Howard S. Bendigo faces an alleged felony count of statutory rape of someone age 15 or under, and misdemeanor sexual battery. Other details about the case have not been released.

Anyone with information on Bendigo’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office at the Currituck Communications non-emergency phone number, 252-232-2216.

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