Help find assault suspect Manuel Bates in Asheville


ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Asheville Police are asking for your help to find Manuel Joel Bates.

Police say he has seven open warrants including:

•    2 counts of battery of an unborn child
•    2 counts of assault on a female
•    Larceny
•    Injury to personal property
•    Communicating threats

He is described as a black male, 29 years of age, 5’9″ and 200 pounds.

He has black hair and brown eyes.

He has two tattoos on his right forearm, one depicting a cross and the other reading “Shiloh”.

If you have any information contact Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050, if you wish to remain anonymous.  

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