Sex offender arrested after anonymous tip

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A sex offender is behind bars today thanks to an anonymous tip.

Russ Fields with the US Marshals Service said the fifth and final man wanted in a roundup was arrested this morning. Fields said Anthony Wayne Gibson, 30, was arrested at a residence in the 7500 block of Carolina Beach Road at around 9:30 a.m. after an anonymous tip from a member of the community.

Fields said Gibson was wanted for charges including indecent liberties with a child, failure to report change of address as a registered sex offender and a parole violation. This arrest was in connection with Operation Port City Guardian, which took place back in April.

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