Thursday, August 23, 2018

Franklin Police arrest two in armed robbery

On August 15th, 2018 at approximately 11 PM the Franklin Police Department received a report from two individuals who stated that they had been robbed at gunpoint outside the Glen Meadow Apartments located off E. Central Street. The two male victims reported that cash and other valuables had been taken.

An extensive investigation was begun by members of the Franklin Police Detective Unit. As a result of this investigation search warrants were issued and executed in the Towns of Franklin, and Foxboro. During these searches a .45 caliber handgun was recovered.

The Franklin Police Department extends their thanks to all the agencies that assisted in bringing this investigation to a swift and successful conclusion.

At this time charges have been filed against the following individuals:

Filed in the Wrentham District Court:
NWANKWO, Emmanuel, age 20, of Franklin, Massachusetts

265-17; Armed Robbery
265-15A; Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon
269-10(m); Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Filed in the Dedham Juvenile Court:
JUVENILE (male), age 17, of Franklin, Massachusetts

274-2; Accessory before the Fact
274-4; Accessory after the Fact
274-7; Conspiracy (to commit Armed Robbery)

The information contained in this press release does not imply listed individuals have been convicted in a court of valid jurisdiction of the crimes for which they were arrested. All individuals are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty by a court with proper jurisdiction over the matter(s) for which they were arrested.
This was shared from the Town of Franklin web page

Milford Daily News also reports on the event

Franklin Police arrest two in armed robbery
Franklin Police arrest two in armed robbery

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