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Fayetteville police looking for 'commando'

Posted May 13, 2010

— Fayetteville police issued an alert Thursday for residents in the area of Circle Court, off U.S. Highway 401.

A registered sex offender with a history of mental illness was roaming the area with a BB gun and a knife, police said.

According to family members, Earl Sheldon Sorenson, 40, "considers himself a commando" when he is angry.

Sorenson is described as a white man, about  6 feet tall and weighing about 180 pounds. He has brown hair, blue eyes and a scar and tattoo on his left arm.

Police asked that residents be on the lookout for Sorenson and call 911 if he is spotted.


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  • Eaglespirit May 13, 2010

    armed w/ a BB gun?, I'm armed w/ a .45

  • Prancy May 13, 2010

    Is this the guy they have been reporting was showing up naked in people's yards near Fayetteville? On one occassion he pointed a gun at a woman and her child. They never gave a description of him. Is this the same guy?

  • St Ives May 13, 2010

    Ok this guy should not be out roaming around.

  • StuckInRM May 13, 2010

    Which way did he go George? Which way did he go?