Two masked men, armed with a shotgun and a knife, allegedly robbed the female clerk at Mi Pueblito Market on Liberty Pike just before 8:30 p.m. Thursday, and Franklin Police are asking the public to help identify the suspects.
The two armed robbers, both of whom speak Spanish, purchased the masks used during the robbery only 15 minutes earlier at the CVS pharmacy located at the intersection of Liberty Pike and Mallory Lane, police said.
The suspects accosted the store worker, but she was not injured in the robbery, police said.
Police say the suspects may have fled in green, boxy vehicle similar to a Volkswagen Jetta. A third individual may have been driving the getaway car.
Franklin Police say the suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone who recognizes them, or who has additional information regarding this case is urged to contact Franklin Police at 794-2513. Anonymous tips can be texted with the keyword 615FPD to 847411 (TIP411.)