Detectives uncover new leads in violent armed robbery; Reward increased to over $5,000.00

The City of Franklin is now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to a suspect identification and arrest in Thursday night’s violent armed robbery. This new reward money is in addition to the, already-offered, Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000. A TBI sketch artist worked with witnesses today to develop this composite drawing of one of the suspects. The second male black Img560_Cropsuspect wore a ski mask during the robbery.

At 10:15 Thursday night, officers responded to the apartments at 700 Westminster Drive, after two black males robbed and shot at a man who had just parked his car and was walking to his apartment. The suspect missed, and no one was injured.

The victim’s car keys were among the items stolen. During their getaway, one of the suspects stole the victim’s vehicle, a white 2011 Chevrolet Cruze with Tennessee license plate U 5502 S. The other suspect fled in a gray or silver PT Cruiser or similar vehicle 

The City of Franklin is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anyone with information is urged to contact Franklin Police Department Detectives at (615) 794-2513, or Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000. Anonymous eTips can be submitted here.