Franklin police search for masked gunman who robbed Hardees

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Hardees restaurant in Franklin was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night.

It happened at the location on 1315 Murfreesboro Road at 8:20 p.m.

Police say a masked gunman entered the restaurant and told employees to get on the ground.

The suspect then robbed the Hardees and took cash and valuables from the workers. No customers were present and no one was hurt.

Authorities used K9 units to assist with the search for the thief but came up empty handed.

The suspect is described as a white male between 5 feet 1 inch and 5 feet 3 inches tall. He was driving a red car and is considered armed and dangerous.

Police are offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to his identification and arrest. Anyone with information should call Franklin police at 615-794-2513.

Suspect's car (Courtesy: Franklin Police Department)
Suspect’s car (Courtesy: Franklin Police Department)

(Photo: WKRN)

(Photo: WKRN)