Police asking for help locating missing Hayneville man

HAYNEVILLE, AL (WSFA) - The Hayneville Police Department is asking for help locating a man who was last seen by his mother on Christmas Eve.

Willie James Patterson, also known as "Cheerio" was last seen at his address in the 700 block of Old Swamp Road in Hayneville on December 24. Patterson came home from his construction job, gave his mother some money for Christmas and left home shortly afterwards walking up Old Swamp Road. Another person advised police that Patterson may have been spotted riding in a truck on Old Letohatchee Road on Tuesday, December 27.

Patterson is listed 6'1" weighing 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a cap and brown work boots.

Anyone with information regarding Patterson's whereabouts is asked to contact the Hayneville Police Department at 334-548-2128.