Fayetteville police seek armed robbery suspect
Posted September 20, 2011
Fayetteville, N.C. — Fayetteville police are searching for a man they say robbed someone he had met on the Internet in the parking lot of Cross Creek Mall earlier this month.
Police say the victim met Alfonzie Patterson III, 24, on the Internet and arranged to meet in person on Sept. 9 at the mall. When the victim arrived, Patterson allegedly made threats with a gun and stole money and personal belongings.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Patterson on robbery with a dangerous weapon charges, police said. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call investigators at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS.