Sixth person arrested in alleged human trafficking investigation in Fayetteville

Andrew Willis (Credit: Fayetteville Police Department)

The Fayetteville Police Department has arrested a sixth person in connection with a human trafficking investigation.

Police said the investigation started back in March.

Officers arrested 56-year-old Andrew Willis, of Fayetteville, on Thursday.

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Willis was charged with two counts of felony human trafficking of an adult victim, two counts of felony conspiracy to commit human trafficking of an adult victim, communication of threats, second-degree forcible rape, and assault on a female.

He was booked into the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $400,000 secured bond.

Willis' arrest comes two months after five people were arrested in the same investigation.

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If you or you believe someone you know, is or has been the victim of human trafficking you are asked to contact Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department by calling (910) 433-1885 or Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE "P3 Tips" app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

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