Franklin police are searching for a light-skinned black male teenager who ran from a stolen vehicle on Downs Boulevard. Officers are searching the New Hope Academy area for the at-large suspect, believed to be armed.
Do not leave vehicles running, unlocked & unattended.
Officers are working with school officials to ensure the safety of arriving students.
Citizens are urged not to leave their vehicles running and unattended, as this suspect may be in the area and on foot, and looking for a way to further flee the area. Keep your car doors, home, and outbuildings locked as you go about your activities, while an area search for the suspect continues.
Lt. Charles Warner
Police Public Affairs