Police investigate reported armed robbery on Armory Drive

Published 5:21 pm Monday, September 25, 2023

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The Franklin Police Department is actively investigating a report of an armed robbery of a vape store on Armory Drive on Sunday, Sept. 24.

An FPD news release noted that at about 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, officers were dispatched to 1326 Armory Drive for a report of an armed robbery. Police said that upon arrival, it was learned that an unknown male had entered the Dragon Vape store and, while displaying a firearm, stole an undisclosed amount of money from the business. 

“This is an active investigation, and additional information will be released as it becomes available,” FPD officials stated.

If anyone has information about this incident or other criminal activity within the city of Franklin, they are asked to call Franklin Police at 757-562-8575, Franklin Crime Solvers at 757-516-7100, or contact the FPD online at p3tips.com. Information that leads to an arrest can earn the caller a cash reward while remaining anonymous.