Police ask for public assistance in Fayetteville custard shop armed robbery

— Fayetteville Police responded to a report of a robbery at Freddy’s Frozen Custard at 4825 Ramsey Street Wednesday night around 11:45 p.m.

Authorities said two male suspects entered the business after it was closed when employees were cleaning up for the night. The suspects entered the business with a weapon, forced the employees to the ground and took the supervisor to the safe where they demanded money.

The suspects received an undisclosed amount of money and left the business.

The first suspect is described as a black male, mid-late twenties, wearing a navy blue hoodie, black hat, black mask, white gardening gloves, blue jeans with several holes on the front of them, blue and white shoes.

The second suspect is described as a black male, mid-late twenties, wearing a black hoodie, black flat brim cap, black bandana mask, dark work gloves, black pants and plain black shoes. He appears to have a mustache and bulky hair bunched up under his hood.

Detectives obtained video surveillance of the robbery and are actively investigating.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery or the identity of the suspects are asked to contact Detective M. Harter with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-729-0143 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-8477.

A special thank you to our friends at WRAL for helping out with this post.