On October 18, 2019, at 2:53pm, our communications center received a call of an armed robbery in the 900 Block of Armory Drive. A female stated that she was approached by a black male who brandished a knife, snatched her purse and ran off toward Second Avenue. Franklin Police K-9 responded to conduct a track the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.
The suspect is described as a black male, skinny about a 160lbs. He had no facial hair, he was wearing a white hoodie, with a red undershirt and dark blue jeans. He had on either white glasses or white goggles.
Anyone who has information about this crime is asked to call Franklin Police at 757-562-8575 or Franklin Crime Solvers at 757-562-8599. Information that leads to an arrest can earn the caller a cash reward while remaining anonymous.