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One arrested, five sought in Fayetteville assault, robbery

Posted August 2, 2011 2:15 p.m. EDT
Updated August 2, 2011 4:34 p.m. EDT

— Police have arrested a man and are looking for five more in connection with an assault and robbery of two people in the parking lot of a Fayetteville strip club. 

The alleged robbery and assault happened outside the club, at 6238 Yadkin Road, on July 16, police said. The suspects are believed to be members of the Ruff Ryder Motorcycle Club. 

Alexander Banks, 24, of 5100 Egret Court, was in the Cumberland County jail Tuesday under a $40,000 bond. He is charged with common law robbery, conspiracy and assault inflicting serious bodily injury.

Police are searching for five other suspects: Ryan "Sav" Hines Savage, 23, of Fayetteville; John "Flatline" Joseph Spears, 26, of Fayetteville; Ceazar "Rain" Thomas Crawford, 26, of Autryville; Cedrick Graham, 29, of Raeford; and Garrick Gates, 30, of Spring Lake.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 910-237-9391 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS.