FBI seeks public's help in locating missing 20-year-old woman

Photo courtesy of the FBI Charlotte Division

The Charlotte Division of the FBI and the Lumberton Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 20-year-old woman. 

Abby Lynn Patterson was last seen on Tuesday, September 5 around 11:30 a.m. She left her home on East 9th Street in Lumberton, North Carolina, and was seen getting into a brown Buick. 

Patterson has not been seen since and has not had any contact with family or friends. 

She's described as a white female, 5'7" tall, around 140 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. Patterson was last seen wearing brown shorts and a white shirt. She has a tattoo of a bird on her shoulder and a birthmark on the back of her left thigh. 

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Abby Lynn Patterson is asked to call the FBI's Charlotte Field Office at (7040 672-6100, or the Lumberton Police Department at (910) 671-3845.