Texas men accused of robbing Fayetteville bank arrested in Oklahoma

December 23, 2018

Two men wanted in connection with a Friday bank robbery in Fayetteville were arrested Saturday in Oklahoma.

Willie Williams, 48, of Spring, Texas, and Lorenzo Allen, 26, of Houston, Texas, were charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Authorities said the men entered the Sharonview Federal Credit Union in the 2800 block of Freedom Parkway Drive just before 12:30 p.m. Friday.

One man displayed a handgun as they demanded money from the tellers and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

Williams and Allen were arrested in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and were being held in a local jail, pending extradition to North Carolina.

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