Franklin, TN – Police in Franklin hope that this dash-cam video might help to identify an auto thief. At 3:25am on 08/24/2014, a sergeant on patrol attempted to stop a car with no taillights in the area of Liberty Pike and Carothers Parkway. The driver and passenger fled from the car on foot, and escaped. As seen in the video, the driver, a white male wearing a dark shirt, light blue shorts, dark socks, and red shoes, left the vehicle in gear during his getaway. The passenger was wearing a white t-shirt.
Investigators determined that the 2014 Ford Escape was stolen from a driveway in the 1300 block of Tilton Drive, sometime after 11:00pm on 08/23/2014. A spare key to that vehicle was stolen two weeks prior during a burglary to another vehicle parked at the same home.
Information about these suspects or this case is worth up to $1,000 with one simple, anonymous call to Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000.
To send an anonymous tip to Franklin Police, text the keyword 615FPD, along with your message to 847411 (Tip411), or call Franklin Police at (615) 794-2513