Sonic restaurant robbed at gunpoint in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are searching for two suspects after a Sonic fast food restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night in Winston-Salem.
The suspects were armed with handguns when they entered the Sonic at 2005 Silas Creek Parkway and demanded money shortly after 11:30 p.m., police said.
The suspects ran away from the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
A Sonic employee was struck with a handgun during the robbery, but no shots were fired and no injuries were reported, police said.
The first suspect was described as a light-skinned black male standing 5’9″ tall and weighing between 160 and 175 lbs. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, brown Polo boots with black tips, black gloves with blue grips, and a black fitted baseball cap at the time of the incident.
The second suspect was described as a dark-skinned black male standing about 6’2″ tall and weighing 180 lbs. with thick, neck-length dreadlocks. He was wearing a white T-shirt, light blue jeans and black shoes.
Anyone with information about the suspects’ identity is asked to call police or Crimestoppers at (336) 727-2800.