LUMBERTON, N.C. -- The FBI's Charlotte Office and Lumberton Police are asking for public assistance locating a missing 20-year-old woman.

Abby Lynn Patterson was last seen on September 5 around 11:30 a.m. leaving her home on East 9th Street in Lumberton, N.C. She was seen getting into a brown Buick.

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


Patterson stands 5'7" tall, weighs 140 pounds and has brown hair. She has a tattoo of a bird on her shoulder and a birthmark on the back of her left thigh.

Patterson was last seen wearing brown shorts and a white shirt.


Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI's Charlotte Field Office at 704-672-6100 or the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845.