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Police: Missing man found when shoplifting in Fayetteville

Posted September 21

— A man who was reported missing has been found after he was arrested on shoplifting charges.

Fayetteville police officer Sean Strepay tells the Fayetteville Observer ( that 51-year-old Walter David Jackson of Wilmington was reported missing on Sept. 12.

On Monday, an officer responded to a report of shoplifting at a Fayetteville Wal-Mart. Strepay says the suspect was identified as Jackson. He was arrested on charges of misdemeanor larceny and misdemeanor possession of stolen property.

It's unclear if Jackson has an attorney.


Information from: The Fayetteville Observer


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