Manuel John Clark (aka) John Clark is pictured with and without glasses. Photos submitted by the RNC
The RNC child abuse and sexual assault unit has laid charges against a St. John's man allegedly involved in a violent assault on a woman in a downtown alleyway early Wednesday morning.
The man is not in custody, but an arrest warrant has been issued.
The woman was returning to a cruise ship she worked on when she was assaulted in the alleyway between Water Street and Harbour Drive around 3:15 a.m.
The arrest warrant names Manuel John Clark (aka) John Clark, 34, last living at 1-C Colonial St. in St. John's. He is known to frequent the downtown area and is considered to be violent, according to the RNC.
Clark is described as 5'8" 150 lbs with short/collar length dark hair, gaunt face with dominant facial lines. He is unshaven.
If anyone has information that will assist the police in locating Clark they are asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222 TIPS (8477).