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Fayetteville man held for mental evaluation

Posted May 14, 2010 7:54 a.m. EDT

— A Fayetteville was taken into custody Thursday night after neighbors reported him roaming the area with a BB gun and a knife, police said.

Earl Sheldon Sorenson, 40, is registered sex offender with a history of mental illness, family members said.

He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for evaluation.