Man charged in Fayetteville sexual assault

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Friday, July 17, 2015
Jeremy Asbury
Jeremy Asbury
Courtesy: Fayetteville Police Department

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- There are new developments in the search for a sexual assault suspect in Fayetteville.

Police have charged 23-year-old Jeremy Asbury. He's still being sought. Asbury is from Ellerbe, Richmond County.

Investigators believe Asbury may be driving a 2001 burgundy Cadillac Catera with the North Carolina license plate CES-7872.

The crime was reported about 7 a.m. Sunday near the area of Russell Street and the Eastern Boulevard corridor.

Police believe the victim got a ride from Asbury.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Asbury or the sexual assault is asked to contact Detective J. Benazzi with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1851 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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