Man Pulls Gun and Steals Laptop, Arrested for Aggravated Robbery

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Fayetteville Police arrested one man following an aggravated robbery that occurred in a Walmart parking lot on Wednesday.  

Police say Patrick Jones, Jr., 18, met a male in the Walmart parking lot on Mall Avenue to buy a computer via the “LetGo” app.

According to the victim, Jones looked over the computer, pulled a black semi-auto hand gun out of his front hoodie pocket and pointed it at the victim. 

Jones then got into his car and drove away from the scene. The victim provided police with a name that was on the app.  

Police went to an address and apprehended Jones without incident.

Jones stated that he did brandish a gun but it is not real and was a BB gun. 

Jones is facing charges of aggravated robbery and theft of property.  

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