Second Ave. Park-N-Shop robbed

Published 9:38 am Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Police responded the report of an armed robbery at the Park-N-Shop convenience store on East Second Avenue in downtown Franklin on Saturday. The call to police came at about 9:20 p.m.

According to Capt. Tim Whitt, spokesman for the Franklin Police Department, investigating officers learned that a suspect entered the store, approached the cashier and displayed a knife while demanding money. After the suspect was given an undetermined amount of cash, he fled in an unknown direction on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a mask, sunglasses, a blue hoodie and gloves. According to police, the suspect is still at large as of noon on Monday.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Franklin Police at 562-8575 or the Franklin Crime Solvers at 562-8599. Information that leads to an arrest can earn the caller a cash reward while remaining anonymous.