Woman robbed in parking lot

Published 5:07 pm Friday, October 18, 2019


Franklin Police responded at 2:53 p.m. on Friday to a call of an armed robbery in the 900 block of Armory Drive. Sgt. Scott Halverson, department spokesman, said that a female who drives a bus for The Children’s Center told police 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 track the suspect.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as a skinny black male, about 160 pounds, with no facial hair, wearing a white hoodie with a red undershirt and dark blue jeans. He is further described as having either white glasses or white goggles.

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