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Heavy police presence, lock downs lifted after four suspects captured in Franklin

Post Date:05/23/2019 4:30 PM

Citizens concerned about heavy police presence in the areas of Hillsboro Road, Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway, and Franklin Road can rest easy. All suspects wanted by police are now in custody.

At 1:45 Franklin Police were requested to assist the Maury and Williamson County Sheriff’s Departments who were in pursuit of a vehicle occupied by wanted individuals.

The suspect vehicle became disabled near Franklin High School, at which time all four suspects bailed out of the vehicle and fled on foot.

All four suspects were quickly captured due to heavy police presence and the use of law enforcement aviation and K9. Franklin High School, Franklin’s Water Treatment Facility, Animal Control, Battle Ground Academy and Franklin First United Methodist Church and Pre-school were all placed on emergency lock-down while police worked to capture the suspects.

More details may be forthcoming.

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