Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred last night at a Franklin apartment complex. At 10:15 Thursday night, officers were summoned to the apartments at 700 Westminster Drive after the victim called to report being robbed and shot at. The victim had just parked and was walking to his apartment when two black males approached and robbed him in the stairwell. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and actually fired a shot at the victim, who was compliant during the robbery. 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 2001 Chevrolet Cruze with Tennessee license plate U 5502 S. The other suspect left in a gray or silver PT Cruiser or similar vehicle. Detectives are working with the victim and witnesses on a description of the young black male suspects, one of whom was wearing a ski mask during the robbery.
A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for anyone with information that leads to an arrest Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
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