Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Fayetteville Police Capture One Suspect in Carjacking Attempt- Public Assistance Requested as Search Continues

On Monday, June 16, 2008 at 2:45 P.M. Officers from the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the report of an armed robbery. A vendor leaving the Village Market (765 North Glynn Street, Fayetteville, Georgia) was approached by two black males. The men pointed a gun at the vendor, took his keys and cell phone then ordered him into the trunk of their car (Silver Chevy Impala). The men then drove off in both their car and the victim’s car (Chevy Tahoe).

When the car stopped at a traffic light the victim pulled the emergency trunk release and jumped out of the car. He ran to a passerby’s and she let him in her car. They drove to the area of Pet Smart were the victim called 911 on the passerby’s cell phone.

After the victim got out of the car the two suspects fled the area. The driver of the Impala wrecked the car in on Pine Trail (Fayetteville, Georgia). A citizen witnessed the wreck and called 911. Officers responding to the wreck found both the Impala and the Tahoe. Both of the offenders fled the area on foot.

The Fayetteville Police Department and Fayette County Sheriffs Department with the assistance of the County Sheriffs Department K-9 Unit and Helicopter Unit began a search for the two men.

Travion Marquez Willis (17) was found and arrested in the area of Corinth Road (Fayetteville, Georgia). He has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, Theft of a motor vehicle, and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Arrest warrants have been taken out for Christopher Deangelo Wakefield (22). He is being charged with Aggravated Assault, Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, theft of a motor vehicle, and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

The Fayetteville Police Department is asking that if you have any information about the robbery or location of Wakefield please contact us at 770-461-4441. Wakefield should be considered armed and dangerous.

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