2 arrested minutes after armed robbery at Fayetteville restaurant

Juan Carr (L) and Malik Amos. Photos/ Fayette County Jail.
Juan Carr (L) and Malik Amos. Photos/ Fayette County Jail.

Two men are in custody on charges relating to a Feb. 14 armed robbery at a restaurant on South Glynn Street in Fayetteville. The investigation in ongoing.

Juan Carr, 20, of Fayetteville, was charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and felony drug possession, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

Also charged was 26-year-old Atlanta resident Malik Amos for armed robbery, aggravated assault and misdemeanor marijuana possession, according to Fayetteville police.

Police Chief Scott Gray said two people at the JR Cricket restaurant on South Glynn Street reported that they had been robbed at gunpoint, with one of the individuals struck in the incident.

Information provided by the police department said officers were dispatched to JR Crickets are approximately 9:40 p.m. in reference to an armed robbery.

While officers were in route to the call, the offender vehicle was located, and a felony traffic stop was conducted on South Glynn Street and Lanier Avenue by Fayetteville Police Department Uniform Patrol, along with Fayette County Sheriff’s Uniform Patrol Division.

Amos and Carr were detained from the felony traffic stop. Further investigation revealed that a third suspect was still not in custody and was believed to have stolen the victim’s vehicle from the JR Crickets parking lot during the armed robbery, police said.

Police said the vehicle that was stolen was a 2006 Black in color BMW 530i bearing Georgia License Plate RQX6396. With the assistance of the DeKalb County Police Department, the stolen 2006 BMW has been recovered.

The Fayetteville Police Department is still actively investigating this incident to identify and locate the third offender.