Franklin police investigating armed robbery, breaking and entering

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FRANKLIN, Va. (WAVY) — Franklin police say they’re investigating an armed robbery and breaking and entering Friday morning.

It’s unclear if the two incidents are connected at this time, but police said in a release that officers were investigating.

The armed robbery happened around 3:40 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Street, where two suspects entered a businesses, showed firearms and fled the scene after demanding money.

At 4:35 a.m., dispatchers got the call for the breaking and entering in the 400 block of Second Avenue. That incident was originally labeled a tactical situation, but officers later discovered the suspects were not still in the building.

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