One Arrested After Fayetteville Home Invasion

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville police on Thursday (June 22) arrested Patrick Banks in connection with aggravated residential burglary after a man said Banks and two others robbed him at gunpoint, according to a preliminary arrest report.

Banks, 21, also faces charges of terroristic threatening, false imprisonment and engaging in violent criminal group activity, all felonies.

The man said Banks and two other men armed with pistols forced their way into a unit at the Chestnut Meadow Apartments about 7:30 p.m. on June 16, according to the report.

The man said Banks struck him with a pistol and took his wallet. After an altercation, the man said Banks ransacked a bedroom and threatened to kill him if he didn’t open a safe found inside the apartment.

Banks stole roughly $400 between what was in the safe and the man’s wallet. He also took two iPhones, according to the report.

Banks was being held Friday (June 22) at the Washington County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.

Police said Friday the incident is still under investigation.

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